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Accident: 105633.015 - Employee Hoisting I-Beam Is Injured When Beam Rolls Onto Leg

Accident: 105633.015 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 12/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1280987.01512/05/2017Skanska Walsh Joint Venture
At 9:00 a.m. on December 5, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a five-story commercial building. He was functioning as a tag liner for steel erection. Employee #1 walked to an I-beam that was being hoisted. The beam, which weighed 1,500 pounds, was 32 feet long, and had been set upon uneven ground, fell and rolled onto Employee #1's left leg. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured leg.
Keywords: steel erection, fracture, leg, hoistline, falling object, struck by, uneven ground, construction, beam
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   5 50
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1280987.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction Laborer

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