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Accident: 200822849 - Employee Lacerates Forehead In Fall To Ground

Accident: 200822849 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 03/03/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30814902003/04/20051791Precise Steel, Inc.
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on March 3, 2005, Employee #1, an iron worker, was performing connecting work at a height of approximately 14 ft above grade. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell to the ground, landing on his feet. In order to absorb the impact on his legs from the fall, Employee #1 bent down, striking his head on the spud wrench in the tool belt. He sustained 3 stitches to his forehead, but he was not hospitalized.
Keywords: wrench, belt, iron worker, forehead, construction, laceration, fall, lost balance, steel connecting
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308149020 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:14
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Connecting
FatCause: Fall, other

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