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Accident: 201185659 - Employee Fractures Foot Whenstructural Brace Falls From Cart

Accident: 201185659 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 02/28/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31269075303/18/20111791Hansford Industries, Inc Dba Viking Steel

At approximately 8:00 a.m. on February 28, 2011, Employee #1 was working for Hansford Industries, Inc dba Viking Steel as an ironworker located in San Francisco. Employee #1 was using the 4-wheel cart to transport two braces approximately 18 feet long. Each brace weighed approximately 800 pounds. One was hoisted in place leaving one remaining on the cart. When Employee #1 tried to move the cart, the cart tipped over due to its imbalance and the double angle brace fell out onto his left foot. Employee #1 was transported to Davies Hospital, where he was treated for his fractured toes and lacerations to his left foot. The employer and emergency responders reported the injury to the Division on March 18, 2011.

Keywords: fracture, iron worker, laceration, brace, fall, cart, foot, overturn
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 2 25

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312690753 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fall, other

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