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Accident Summary Nr: 201201589 - Employee Injured When Struck By Steel Beam

Accident Summary Nr: 201201589 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 10/02/2001
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
30474668810/04/200117940Joe M Wadsworth

Abstract: At approximately 2:30 p.m. on October 2, 2001, Employee #1, an excavator operator working for JM Wadsworth Company, was injured when he was struck by a steel beam that entered the operator's compartment of the excavator when it was ejected from the bucket of the excavator. The employee sustained a fractured left knee and a broken finger on his left hand. His left hand was also lacerated and required sutures. The employee was given first aid while in the operator's compartment and was then transported by paramedics to Albany General Hospital in Albany, Oregon.

Keywords: knee, excavation, fracture, steel beam, finger, construction, laceration, excavator, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Project Type Project Cost Stories Non-building Height Fatality
Other building Demolition Under $50,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 304746688 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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