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Accident: 201690989 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Wall

Accident: 201690989 -- Report ID: 0950662 -- Event Date: 06/02/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30127739806/16/20031791Pacific Coast Steel
On June 2, 2003, Employee #1 of the Pacific Coast Steel was working at the site that was a multistory building under construction. He was tying a coupler beam to a column on an unfinished wall, approximately 11.5 ft above a concrete deck. The rebar anchorage that Employee #1 was tied-off to gave way and he fell down. Employee #1 sustained a fracture of his left wrist and compression fracture of a lower vertebra. He was hospitalized and underwent surgery.
Keywords: beam, fracture, wall, rebar, building, column, construction, fall, vertebra, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301277398 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Connecting
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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