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Accident: 201089273 - Employee Is Injured When He Slides Down A Column

Accident: 201089273 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 04/23/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31082024606/01/20071791Olsen & Co Steel
At approximately 7:00 a.m. on April 23, 2007, Employee #1, an iron worker, was stringing a communication line in his area to use to direct the lifting by a mobile crane to his crew. While in the process of sliding down a column to get to a lower level, Employee #1 fell 35-feet. He was not wearing his fall protection safety harness. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: fracture, communication cable, iron worker, mobile crane, construction, fall, fall protection, leg, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 10 120
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310820246 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:36
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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