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Accident: 170622898 - Employee Lacerates Leg Severely On Metal Form Stake

Accident: 170622898 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 07/12/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12033594809/23/19941542John F. Otto, Inc.
At about 7:00 a.m. on July 12, 1994, Employee #1 of John F. Oho, Inc., a general building contractor, was part of a concrete crew at a new school construction project. The crew was pouring a set of 42 in. high stairs and as the pour came up, the concrete spout from the concrete truck swung around, pushing Employee #1 off balance. He stepped back over a step riser form board and was caught by the metal form leg stake, which was sticking up above the form without a cap or cover for protection. The stake went up the inside of his leg, tearing the leg open as it went. First aid was applied following the accident, and Employee #1 was immediately transported to Marshall Hospital in Placerville, CA. He was admitted with a laceration to the upper leg and groin area, including a torn open scrotum, and was hospitalized for four days.
Keywords: impaled, work rules, slip, construction, laceration, pelvis, fall, struck by, unguarded, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120335948 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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