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Accident: 100426.015 - Employee Setting I-Beam Falls And Fractures Leg

Accident: 100426.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 10/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1274905.01511/02/2017Cedar Valley Steel
At 3:00 a.m. on October 30, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection comp any, was working at a multiemployer construction site, a new commercial building . He was setting an I-beam when the beam became wedged in a wall. As Employee #1 worked to free the beam, he fell. Emergency services were called, and Employ ee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractu red leg.
Keywords: beam, building, construction, erection process, fall, fracture, leg, set up, steel erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1274905.015 30 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Connecting
FatCause:

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