Accident Report Detail
Accident: 761429 - Employee Injured When Impaled By Lightning Rod On Roof
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|18457390||02/13/1989||1711||Tri-City Mechanical Contractors, Inc.|
Employee #1 was working with a crew of three other employees preparing to set and install a dust collection system on the roof of a building. While unhooking a 21 ft long section of 10 in. pipe from the crane, he took three steps backward, stumbled at the wall, and fell onto a lightning rod on the same level. Impaled on the lightning rod, Employee #1 suffered a punctured rectum and lower intestines. He then rolled off the rod and fell 37 in. to a different section of the roof. No additional injuries were sustained in the second fall.
|1||18457390||Fatality||Puncture||Occupation not reported|