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Accident: 201639721 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries In Fall

Accident: 201639721 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 10/29/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31496928811/01/20101542Stellar J Corp
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31496929611/01/20104952City Of Portland
On October 29, 2010, Employee #1 was drilling holes into the concrete forms for the horizontal beam of the digester control room while standing on the cross-braces of the shoring system. He completed the task and began descending the cross-bracing of the shoring system and lost his grip. Employee #1 fell approximately 10.083 feet to the concrete below, resulting in a fractured vertebra, lacerated liver, fractured ribs, and fractured wrist. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: crossarm, rib, hand tool, concrete, beam, fracture, fall, fall protection, vertebra, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 4 42
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314969288 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Emplacing reinforcing steel
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)
2 314969296 Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause:

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