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Accident: 100144.015 - Employee Leaning On Handrails Falls When Handrails Give Way

Accident: 100144.015 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 09/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1272721.01510/25/2017Jd Steel Co., Inc.
At 7:30 a.m. on September 30, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection co mpany, was engaged in steel erection at a multiemployer construction project, a seven-story commercial building. He was working on the second floor when he lea ned on handrails and used a rope to pull up a water jug. The handrail gave way, and Employee #1 fell to the ground floor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for an injured left ankle.
Keywords: ankle, building, construction, fall, fall protection, handrail, rope, steel erection, structural collapse, water
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 7
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1272721.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Structural metal workers FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Bolting-Up/Detail Work

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