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Accident: 201503216 - Employee Fractures Legs When Struck By Steel Beam

Accident: 201503216 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 08/14/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30113380708/14/20021794John'S Excavating
At approximately 9:55 a.m. on August 14, 2002, Employee #1, a laborer, was at an excavation project in Newark, California. He removed the bolts connecting two steel beams. One of the beams swung around and struck his legs. Employee #1 fractured both legs and was transported to Washington Hospital, where he underwent surgery. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, steel beam, unsecured, iron worker, construction, struck by, flying object, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301133807 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Other

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