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Accident: 170702393 - Employee Dislocates Arm In Fall Into Trench

Accident: 170702393 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 05/24/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11969417206/01/19931622California Engineering Contractors
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on May 24, 1993, Employee #1, a 32-year-old iron worker with 5 months of experience, received injuries when he fell into an 8 foot trench. Employee #1 was helping the foreman put scaffolding down in an excavation after a rainfall, when he lost his balance and fell into the trench against the rebar, dislocating his left arm. General violations of 1509(e) and 3203(a)(7)(f) were cited.
Keywords: rebar, iron worker, work rules, construction, trench, dislocated, fall, slippery surface, arm, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119694172 Non Hospitalized injury Dislocation Occupation not reported

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