Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201115011 - Employee'S Toes Crushed And Amputated By Collapse Of H-Beam

Accident: 201115011 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 10/02/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12031687212/10/20021629Tl Pavlich Construction
At approximately 3:15 p.m. on October 02, 2002, Employee #1 of T. L. Pavlich Construction was cutting the 14-in. H-beam in the trench, which was 12-feet wide, 44-ft long, and 30-ft deep. The procedure for removing the beam is for it to be suspended before cutting is initiated. After he finished the first cut of the horizontal H-beam without support from the crane, the beam collapsed and crushed his left foot. Employee #1 was hospitalized where all five toes of his left foot were amputated.
Keywords: beam, amputated, construction, crane lifting beam, crushed, struck by, toe, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120316872 Hospitalized injury Amputation Truck drivers, heavy FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Collapse of structure

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close