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Accident: 200782258 - Employee Killed When Impaled On Uncapped Rebar

Accident: 200782258 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 12/28/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30391413912/31/20011791Constructors And Erectors Limited

On December 28, 2001, an accident during the erection of a utility bridge between the central plant building and a new addition being added to the Mother Francis Hospital. Employee #1, who was connecting a steel beam, slid down the column approximately 16 feet to the lower level. Employee #1 died after being impaled on the uncapped rebar below.

Keywords: rebar, impaled, steel column, steel erection, bridge
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 16 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303914139 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Other

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