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Accident: 120126412 - Iron Worker Injures Back In Fall

Accident: 120126412 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 09/23/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12012641201/14/20001791Orange County Erectors, Inc.
At approximately 12:30 p.m. on September 23, 1999, Employee #1, an iron worker employed by Orange County Erectors, Inc., was performing decking activities at a construction site at the California Speedway. He fell approximately 11 ft 3 in. and sustained multiple injuries, including a dislocated back. Employee #1 was transported by paramedics to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, where he was hospitalized for two days.
Keywords: erection process, iron worker, work rules, construction, back, steel erection, dislocated, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 5
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120126412 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:11
Cause: Placing bridge deck
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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