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Accident: 200801132 - Employee Fractures Legs In Fall From Elevation

Accident: 200801132 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 04/07/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30611050304/09/20041791H & B Steel, Inc.
Employee #1, an iron worker, was climbing from a ladder to a beam. He lost his balance and fell approximately 13.8 feet. Employee #1 sustained fractures to his legs and was hospitalized.
Keywords: beam, fracture, iron worker, ladder, fall, lost balance, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306110503 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:13
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Bolting-Up
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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