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Accident: 202675765 - Two Employees Struck By Sheet Metal Suffer Fractures

Accident: 202675765 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 09/18/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11992070010/14/20134619G&C/Aps Jv

On September 18, 2013, Employee #1 and Employee #2, with G&C/APS JV, were next to a trench, while an excavator was moving a sheet pile with a chain. The chain became dislodged, and the sheet pile fell, striking both employees. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital for a cervical neck fracture, compression of 4th vertebra on his back, leg injuries, and concussion. Employee #1 spent 4 days in the hospital. Employee #2 was taken to the hospital for his injuries, which consisted of a broken foot. Employee #2 was released within 4 hours of treatment.

Keywords: fracture, sheet metal, spine, trench, pipeline, excavator, struck by, concussion, falling object, foot

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119920700 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers
2 119920700 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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