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Accident: 109062.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Iron Gates And Fractures Leg

Accident: 109062.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 04/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1315237.01505/10/2018United Site Services Of California, Inc.
At 12:30 p.m. on April 13, 2018, Employee #1 and coworker, employed by a construction site services company, were removing temporary fencing at a multifamily residential building project. A coworker was cutting tie wires that secured the fencing to posts. Two iron gates weighing approximately 400 to 500 pounds that were left by a previous contractor were leaning against a section of fencing approximately 50 feet away from the coworker. As the coworker cut a fence tie, the iron gates fell and struck Employee #1's left leg. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated, including surgery for a leg fracture.
Keywords: struck by, iron, residential construction, leg, fracture, tie wire, dismantling, fence, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1315237.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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