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Accident: 170247340 - Employee Breaks Back When Pinned By Beams

Accident: 170247340 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 02/08/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11548260602/08/19951791Canam Steel Corp Dba Sun Steel Buildings Inc
Employee #1 was kneeling and using a hand-held tensioning device to band four beams together. He was positioned near the center of the beams. The beams were unsecured and fell onto Employee #1. He was hospitalized with a broken back.
Keywords: beam, fracture, unsecured, work rules, construction, back, manual mat handling, struck by, falling object, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115482606 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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