Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 118597.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Fractured When Struck By Falling Beam

Accident: 118597.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 03/20/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1387248.01503/25/2019Sierra Structure
At 1:00 p.m. on March 20, 2019, Employee #1, Coworker #1, and fellow crew member s were engaged in renovation work at a multifamily residential building. They w ere installing beams that measured 40 feet by 5.25 inches by 14 inches to the bu ilding's patio decks. Coworker #1 was operating a Kubota SVL 75-2 Loader with a fork lift attachment to lift and place a beam on top of a post with caps. The beam became stuck. Employee #1 attempted to free the beam, and it fell, strikin g Employee #1's right leg. The employee was transported to the hospital and adm itted for treatment of a lower leg fracture.
Keywords: beam, blunt force trauma, falling object, forklift, fracture, installing, leg, loader, rehabilitation, renovation, residential construction, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1387248.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Flashing Of Decking

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.