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Accident: 101355.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Pipe And Incurs Multiple Injur

Accident: 101355.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 11/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1276160.01511/06/2017Ec Babbert Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on November 3, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a concrete products company, were working at a multiemployer residential construction project. They were installing the base for a pumping station. Coworker #1 was using a sling connected to a truck-mounted crane to lower a 13-foot section of 4-inch ductile iron pipe when the pipe slipped out of the sling and struck Employee #1. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple injuries including fractures to his arm and pelvis. He also had lacerations and contusions to his head and torso.
Keywords: pipe, fracture, laceration, residential construction, material handling, falling object, pumping station, struck by, crane, sling
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1276160.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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