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Accident: 170173330 - Iron Worker Dislocates Wrist In Fall

Accident: 170173330 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 09/26/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11178910309/28/19901791B T Mancini Co.
Employee #1, an iron worker employed by BT Mancini, was placing steel decking on the third floor. When the decking did not fit, he tried to kick it into place and his foot caught on a burr in the decking. He tried to free his foot, but lost his balance and fell to the already decked second floor, a distance of 14 ft 7 in. He was taken to San Jose Hospital for a dislocated left wrist and was released four hours later.
Keywords: installing, iron worker, work rules, caught by, construction, dislocated, fall, fall protection, lost balance, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111789103 Non Hospitalized injury Dislocation Structural metal workers

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