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Accident: 100282.015 - Employee Lifting A Metal Cover Is Injured When Cover Falls O

Accident: 100282.015 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 10/23/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1273720.01510/25/2017Scheuermann Excavating, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on October 23, 2017, Employee #1, employed by an excavation company, was working at a multiemployer construction site for a new six-story multifamily residential building. He was in the process of lifting a cover for a pit when the metal plate fell onto his foot. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the amputation of two toes.
Keywords: pit, residential construction, metal sheet, amputation, toe, falling object, excavation, material handling, cover, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 6
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1273720.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Excavating and loading machine operators FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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