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Accident: 170812952 - Employee'S Foot Crushed When Caught Between Metal Beams

Accident: 170812952 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 06/19/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12566156107/16/19961622C C Meyers
Employee #1 was standing on an approximately 50 ft long beam, assisting as a crane set I-beams for false work on a bridge. The friction collar or piling bracket around the eight-sided column slipped all the way down the column, a distance of approximately 10 ft. Employee #1 was trying to climb to the top of the beam when he fell and his right foot became caught between the beams and crushed.
Keywords: bridge column, steel beam, slip, construction, caught between, crushed, steel erection, fall, bridge, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125661561 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters

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