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Accident: 100612.015 - Employee Falls When Handrail Fails And Fractures Shoulder

Accident: 100612.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 10/31/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1276482.01511/08/2017Sarens Usa, Inc
At 5:30 p.m. on October 31, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a crane services comp any, was working on a bridge construction project. He needed to access the top of the crane's outrigger, near the operator's cab. Employee #1 used a ladder to access the work area. He then grabbed a handrail. The handrail had not been p roperly secured during installation. It came loose, and Employee #1 fell, a fal l height of 9 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transpo rted to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured and dislocate d shoulder and bruised shoulder and arm tendons.
Keywords: construction, crane, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, fracture, handrail, ladder, shoulder, unsecured
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 0 80
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1276482.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist: 9
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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