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Accident: 108067.015 - Employee Falls Into Hole And Is Impaled On Rebar

Accident: 108067.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336743.01507/30/2018Arrow Civil, Llc
At 2:00 p.m. on July 26, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a construction company, were engaged in forming work for a multifamily residential building. Employee #1 was helping his coworker cut rebar in a hole. Employee #1 exited the hole, lost his footing, and fell back into the hole. He landed on a piece of uncapped rebar and was impaled through his abdomen. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for the impalement.
Keywords: rebar, cutting, fall, impaled, residential construction, lost balance, fall protection, cover, unguarded, abdomen
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1336743.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Puncture Construction Laborer

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