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Accident: 96223.015 - Employee Struck By Falling Timber Is Hospitalized

Accident: 96223.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/02/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1238602.01505/10/2017Iowa Bridge And Culvert, Lc

At 3:00 p.m. on May 2, 2017, An employee was standing in the fall zone of a timb er piling being cut. A coworker was cutting a timber piling when the 18.5 foot s ection that was cut spun. The timber fell in the direction of the employee, stri king him in the back and shoulder. The employee was hospitalized.

Keywords: chain saw, crushing, falling object, piling
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition  

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1238602.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Forming for piers or pylons

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