Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 201521127 - Employee Injured When Beam Flipped, Causing A Fall
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|123228702||04/10/2001||3341||0||Metal Management Inc. Northeast|
Abstract: Employee #1 was torch cutting a 40-foot by 5-foot wide I-beam down its length. After completing this cut, he stood on the beam and cut a flange that was holding the two pieces together. When the flange was cut, one side of the beam flipped upwards, causing Employee #1 to fall to the ground. Employee #1 struck his head on the ground, contusing his spinal cord, and leaving him paralyzed from the shoulders down. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||123228702||Hospitalized injury||Bruise/Contus/Abras||Occupation not reported|