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Accident: 201521929 - Employee Struck By Falling Wooden Beam

Accident: 201521929 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 02/20/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12315360302/24/20041751Bugai Construction Company Inc.
An employee was working with three coworkers. They were lifting a large wooden beam. The beam was 4 in. by 14 in. by 17 feet 3 in. The beam was lifted into place, and then fell on top of the employees back. He was hospitalized with multiple injuries.
Keywords: beam, fracture, carpenter, construction, back, struck by, falling object, unstable load
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 123153603 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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