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Accident: 113888.015 - Employee Strains Leg While Handling Beams

Accident: 113888.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 01/14/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1372342.01501/18/2019Thompson Builders Corp
At 10:00 a.m. on January 14, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a framing constructi on company, was working at a building site. He was setting beams from a pile by laying them down and pulling them across open joists. As he was handling a 20- foot-long beam, he felt a shooting pain start in his leg and travel up his spine . The employee tried to stand but could not do so, and he experienced leg numbn ess and nausea. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and tre ated for his leg injury.
Keywords: beam, construction, erection process, framing, leg, material handling, muscle exhaustion, nausea, sprain, wood erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1372342.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Carpenter apprentices

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