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Accident: 127489.015 - Employee Dies After Knee Injury, Amputation, And Infection

Accident: 127489.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 06/25/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1481991.01506/27/2020J.D. Abrams, L.P.
At 12:00 p.m. on June 25, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in form work for a new road. He was using a sledge hammer to set a form stake for a footing. The employee missed the stake, and the weight of the hammer caused the employee to twist and fall on his right knee. The employee w as transported to the hospital and treated for a sprained right knee and a torn medial meniscus. The employee required amputation above the right knee. An inf ection developed, and Employee #1 died from complications of the original injury .
Keywords: amputation, construction, fall, form work, hand tool, highway, infection, installing, knee, lost balance, road, sprain, stakes
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition   0 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1481991.015 57 M Fatality FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Forming for piers or pylons
FatCause:

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