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Accident: 170735195 - Two Employees Injured By Falling Steel Beam And Grates

Accident: 170735195 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 04/26/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12005559505/03/19951791Canyon Rebar
Employees #1 and #2, of Canyon Rebar, were forming rebar in an air shaft pit that measured 10 ft by 10 ft by 17 ft deep. A steel beam, 4 in. by 8 in. by 10 ft, and three pieces of steel grates, 5 ft by 25 in., fell onto them, causing minor injuries to Employee #1 and serious injuries to Employee #2. Canyon Rebar was cited for a serious safety violation.
Keywords: steel beam, work rules, construction, grating, pit, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120055595 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction trades, n.e.c.
2 120055595 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction trades, n.e.c.

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