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Accident: 170381222 - Two Employees Injured In Different Accidents

Accident: 170381222 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 09/27/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12548638110/28/19971799Christie Constructors, Inc.
At approximately 9:27 a.m. on September 27, 1997, Employee #1 and two coworkers were installing roof decking when he noticed that an area of the decking had not been tacked. Employee #1 was walling in the area of loose decking when he fell approximately 10 ft to the grade. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization. At approximately 10:10 a.m. on September 23, 1997, Employee #2 was offloading I-beams from a sling hooked to a crane when the crane operator told him that he was going to lift the load. Employee #1 removed his hands from the sling, then reached in again with his left hand. The shifting I-beams amputated the tip of his little finger.
Keywords: decking, amputated, installing, roof, unsecured, finger, suspended load, fall, off loading, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition Under $50,000 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125486381 Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)
2 125486381 Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Bolting-Up/Detail Work
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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