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Accident: 104378.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling I-Beam, Fractures Leg

Accident: 104378.015 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 03/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1305956.01504/03/2018Comal County Erectors, Llc
At 12:30 p.m. on March 27, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a new two-story commercial building. As he rigged an I-beam for lifting by a crane, the beam, which was set on wood planks, fell over and struck his leg. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a leg fracture.
Keywords: steel erection, rigging, leg, fracture, falling object, construction, crane, steel beam, struck by, plank
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1305956.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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