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Accident: 201523321 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By I-Beam

Accident: 201523321 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 09/28/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31362587309/28/20095093Calamari Recycling, Inc.
At approximately 9:47 a.m. on September 28, 2009, Employee #1 was involved in a demolition project at an abandoned gas fire generator plant that involved the removal of scrap metal and two heat-recovery steam generators. As Employee #1 was cutting scrap metal with a propane/oxygen-fueled torch, an I-beam struck and crushed him. Employee #1 was taken by helicopter to St. Francis Hospital, where he was hospitalized and underwent surgery.
Keywords: fracture, steel beam, construction, crushed, manual mat handling, struck by, falling object, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313625873 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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