Accident Report Detail
Accident: 170787477 - Employee'S Knee Fractured When Struck By Flying Equipment
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
Employee #1, an ironworker, was moving a steel beam into position for welding. One end of the beam was hooked a come-a-long with a 3,000 lb capacity. The other end was secured by a cable choker attached to a vertical steel column. Employee #1 was tightening the come-a-long mechanism when a chain link broke and the equipment went flying, striking his right leg. He sustained a fractured kneecap, for which he was hospitalized.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Commercial building||Other||Under $50,000||1||36|
|1||125849877||Hospitalized injury||Fracture||Structural metal workers||FallDist:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile