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Accident: 109988.015 - Employee Breaks Leg In Fall From Ground Level

Accident: 109988.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 06/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1348974.01509/26/2018Gerdau Reinforcing Steel
At 3:30 p.m. on June 6, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a steel construction comp any, was engaged in steel rebar work at a multiemployer project, an airport addi tion. While holding some concrete blocks, he was walking along a 2 by 4 wood jo ist installed over a 6-inch concrete footing excavation. Employee #1's right fo ot rolled/slipped, and he put his weight on his left leg. He fell, and his leg fractured. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated f or a fractured leg.
Keywords: airport, blocks, concrete, construction, fall, fall protection, footings, fracture, joist, leg, rebar, slip, steel, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1348974.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers

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