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Accident: 103546.015 - Employee Off-Loading Concrete Has Leg Broken

Accident: 103546.015 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 02/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1298982.01503/01/2018Kiewit Constructors, Inc
At 6:30 p.m. on February 27, 2018, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a co nstruction company, were working at a multiemployer project, the construction of an underground pipeline. They were working on a tunnel boring machine and usin g an overhead gantry crane to off-load three curved precast concrete segments. The segments were stacked 6 feet high, and each measured approximately 5 feet by 9 feet by 10 inches thick and weighed 11,000 pounds. Employee #1 climbed to th e top of the stack in an attempt to connect the crane to the top concrete segmen t and begin the off-loading process. The stack of concrete segments began to ti lt, and Employee #1's left leg was caught and pinned between the tipped segments and an adjacent steel wall. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 wa s transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for compound fractur es of both the tibia and fibula bones in his left leg. Employee #1 remained hos pitalized for 24 days.
Keywords: boring machine, caught between, concrete, construction, fracture, gantry crane, leg, off loading, pipeline, undrgrd installation
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Other   50
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1298982.015 43 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Forming

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