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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125849877 - Pdm Strocal

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento


Inspection Nr: 125849877
Report ID: 0950621
Open Date: 08/13/1997

Site Address:
Pdm Strocal
1401 Iron Point Road
Folsom, CA 95630

Mailing Address:
2324 Navy Drive, Stockton, CA 95206

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/20/1997


Close Case:11/13/1997

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 361504673

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 170787477
Event: 07/30/1997
Employee'S Knee Fractured When Struck By Flying Equipment

Employee #1, an ironworker, was moving a steel beam into position for welding. One end of the beam was hooked a come-a-long with a 3,000 lb capacity. The other end was secured by a cable choker attached to a vertical steel column. Employee #1 was tightening the come-a-long mechanism when a chain link broke and the equipment went flying, striking his right leg. He sustained a fractured kneecap, for which he was hospitalized.

Keywords:chock, knee, fracture, iron worker, construction, equipment failure, struck by, flying object, winch, broken chain

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125849877 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers
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