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Accident: 104377.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Is Impaled On Rebar

Accident: 104377.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 11/10/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1277487.01511/13/2017Bajio Concrete Inc
At 3:00 p.m. on November 10, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a concrete company, was engaged in form work at a multiemployer construction project, a residential structure. He was working from a ladder when he experienced a cramp in his lower back, followed by numbness in his leg. He fell from the ladder. As he struck th e surface, his thigh was impaled on protruding pieces of unguarded rebar. Emerge ncy services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He wa s admitted and treated for the puncture wound.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, impaled, ladder, puncture, rebar, residential construction, struck against, thigh, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1277487.015 22 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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