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Accident: 201042918 - Employees Injured In Fall

Accident: 201042918 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 01/29/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31042900601/29/20071791All Star Steel, Llc
On January 29, 2007, Employee #1 and Employee #2 were erecting open web steel joists. They walked and stood on the unabridged joists bottom chord in the mid span to set a roof frame. The joist rolled in the concrete wall pockets and wedged in between the concrete wall, throwing them both to the ground. Employee #1 sustained a broken toe and bruises on his right foot. Employee #2 sustained cracked ribs, ruptured lung, bruised legs and lacerations to his face. Both employees were hospitalized.
Keywords: lung, iron worker, laceration, fall, fall protection, face, ankle, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310429006 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:14
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Connecting
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)
2 310429006 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:14
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Connecting
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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