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Accident: 116500.015 - Three Employees Are Injured When Center Pole Collapses

Accident: 116500.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 05/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1403090.01505/23/2019Cross Country Construction, Llc
At 12:00 p.m. on May 22, 2019, Employees #1, #2, and #3, employed by a construct ion company, were attempting to install a grain bin roof structure from an eleva ted work platform. High winds caught the erection material, causing the steel c enter pole to collapse. The three employees and the erection material fell. E mergency services transported the employees to the hospital, where they were adm itted for treatment of multiple fractures and contusions.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, construction, contusion, elevated work platform, erection process, fall protection, fracture, grain bin, high wind, installing, metal pole, roof, steel erection, structural collapse, windy
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1403090.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause:
2 1403090.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause:
3 1403090.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause:

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