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Accident: 201124922 - Employee Is Impaled On Rebar After Slipping

Accident: 201124922 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 04/02/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30084098004/07/20041521A & W Cement
At 8:10 a.m. on April 2, 2004, Employee #1 was working in an area where rebar did not have protective caps. As he moved through the rebar, he slipped and fell right onto one of them. That rebar impaled him in the stomach, and he was hospitalized with this serious injury.
Keywords: rebar, impaled, slip, construction, laceration, fall, stomach, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300840980 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:3
Cause: Emplacing reinforcing steel
FatCause: Fall, other

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