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Accident: 114385.015 - Employee'S Legs Are Crushed By Falling Metal, Later Requires

Accident: 114385.015 -- Report ID: 0257220 -- Event Date: 02/13/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1379365.01502/19/2019Steel And Pipes Inc
At 8:20 a.m. on February 13, 2019, an employee was cleaning the area and trying to remove by hand a steel L beam that was on the floor. The beam was caught by a wrapped stack of steel L beams that had another stack of steel L beams on top of it. The stack of wrapped steel L beams that was on top was turned over by the employee when trying to remove the L beam on the floor by using hand force. The stack fell over his left leg, crushing it. The employee suffered multiple fractures in his left leg, was hospitalized, and his leg was amputated.
Keywords: steel, amputated, beam, fracture, leg, amputation, hand, crushed, steel beam
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1379365.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Dispatchers

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