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Accident: 106493.015 - Two Employees Are Injured When Struck By Falling Steel Beam

Accident: 106493.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 06/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1322720.01506/06/2018Fluor Corporation
At 4:30 p.m. on June 6, 2018, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a construction company, were engaged in steel erection work at an existing power plant. They were working with a lifted 36-foot long steel H beam when the beam tilted and slipped from the beam clamp. As the beam fell, it struck both employees. Emergency services transported the employees to the hospital. Employee #1 was treated for the amputation of his left lower leg and the severe crushing of his right leg. Employee #1 was treated for a fractured left eye socket.
Keywords: steel erection, aerial lift, construction, falling object, rigging, leg, fracture, face, eye, erection process, crushed, crane, amputated, struck by, steel beam, tag line
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant Alteration or rehabilitation   30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1322720.015 55 M Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker
2 1322720.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Other Structural metal workers

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