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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200880193 - Employee'S Arm Impaled In Fall Onto Steel Rebar

Accident: 200880193 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 01/13/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10769767407/15/19981741B.S. Mccarey Co., Inc.
Employee #1 was helping to erect a single-pole scaffold next to a recently poured concrete wall. The scaffold was being built above vertical reinforcing steel that had not been guarded to prevent impalement. A plank of the partially built scaffold slipped or rolled, and Employee #1 fell onto the vertical rebar, impaling his right arm. He sustained puncture injuries, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: impaled, unsecured, work rules, walking on plank, construction, fall, arm, work surface, puncture, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 107697674 Hospitalized injury Puncture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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