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Accident: 200050250 - Employee Breaks Leg In Fall From Beam

Accident: 200050250 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 10/10/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30005113310/16/19971791Mogensen Steel Erectors
Employee #1, of Mogensen Steel, fell 25 to 30 ft from a beam. He landed on his left leg and broke it. OSHA received a referral from the International Association of Bridge and Ornamental Iron Workers.
Keywords: beam, fracture, iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300051133 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:25
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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