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Accident: 201202470 - Employee Is Injured When Impaled On Rebar

Accident: 201202470 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 01/08/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30696844701/08/20041771Dan Johnson & Fred Lillard
On January 8, 2004, Employee #1 was moving construction material around on a residential construction site. He lost his balance, fell 7 ft over the side of a dirt bank, and became impaled on a 25-in. by 0.5-in. re-bar through his left leg and up into his abdominal area. Employee #1 was hospitalized for the puncture wound.
Keywords: abdomen, rebar, impaled, construction, fall, lost balance, leg, puncture
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306968447 Hospitalized injury Puncture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:7
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls
FatCause: Fall, other

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