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Accident: 201094802 - Employee Fractures Hand In Fall From Water Tank

Accident: 201094802 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 06/21/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On June 21, 2001, Employee #1, an ironworker, was climbing a rebar wall to the top of a water tank when he fell 15 ft. He sustained a fractured hand and was taken to St Johns Hospital, where he was treated and released.
Keywords: fracture, iron worker, work rules, fall, fall protection, tank, hand, water tank
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126135276 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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