Accident Report Detail
Accident: 888826 - Employee'S Knee Injured In 68 Ft Fall
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|108432386||08/22/1989||1541||Babcock & Wilcox Construction Company Inc|
Employee #1, an iron worker for approximately 15 to 20 years, and coworkers were bolting steel on top of a precipitator building under construction. At break time, Employee #1 removed his safety belt and lanyard and laid down on an 18-in.-wide steel beam. He either rolled over or slipped while trying to get up and fell 68 ft to a metal grate floor, sustaining a fractured and dislocated knee. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
|1||108432386||Hospitalized injury||Fracture||Structural metal workers|