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Accident: 106150.015 - Employee Falls From Beam And Incurs Multiple Fractures

Accident: 106150.015 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 01/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1315938.01502/05/2018Walters Group International Llc
At 9:00 a.m. on January 22, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a steel construction company, was erecting a structural steel column for a one-story commercial build ing. He was working from a steel beam when he fell, a fall height of 20 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a fractured collarbone, 15 fractured ribs , and back and spinal injuries.
Keywords: back, collarbone, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, rib, spine, steel beam, steel erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1315938.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 20
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Bolting-Up

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