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Accident: 105560.015 - Employee Is Struck By Bleacher Frames And His Leg Is Fractur

Accident: 105560.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 09/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1279137.01511/27/2017Mike Russell Construction Inc.
At 12:30 p.m. on September 14, 2017, Employee #1 and coworkers, journeyman iron workers employed by a construction company, were engaged in steel erection at a multiemployer construction project, a new aquatic center at a college. They wer e erecting the steel frames for bleachers. The frames were steel square stock a nd angle iron. The frames were bundled and strapped five to six together, then transported to the work area on a cart, stored on the cart, and ready to be laid out and installed. The frames on a cart toppled off, falling and striking Empl oyee #1's leg. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for fractures of the right leg's fibula a nd tibia bones.
Keywords: cart, construction, falling object, fracture, installing, iron worker, leg, steel beam, steel erection, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition   0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1279137.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause:

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