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Accident: 114604.015 - Employee Lacerates Legs When Struck By Falling Steel Beams

Accident: 114604.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 03/14/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1386279.01503/19/2019Cbf Construction, Llc
At 4:00 p.m. on March 14, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a constr uction company, were engaged in steel erection for a new two-story multifamily r esidential building, a multiemployer construction project. The coworker, who wa s the company owner, was operating a Genie industrial truck with lift and moving steel beams. Employee #1 was guiding his coworker. Steel beams fell from the lift and struck Employee #1, trapping him between the vehicle and the beams. Em ergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for lacerations to both legs.
Keywords: aerial lift, caught between, construction vehicle, equipment operator, falling object, industrial truck, laceration, leg, multiemployer, pinned, residential construction, steel beam, struck by, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1386279.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Supervisors, general office FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Moving Point To Point
FatCause:

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