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Accident: 201797388 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Falling Object

Accident: 201797388 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 09/25/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30133066810/06/20037312Viacom Outdoor
At about 9:30 a.m. on September 25, 2003, Employee #1 with Viacom Outdoor was part of a crew dismantling a billboard in Irwindale, CA. While a crane lifted a section of the billboard weighing about 800 lbs, an eye bolt fasted to the section failed and the section fell, striking Employee #1 in his head, and pinning him to the ground. Coworkers lifted the section toremove Employee #1, and he was transported to USC Medical Center with fractures of both ankles and knee pain. He was then transferred to Tarzana regional Medical Center. Employee #1 was wearing a hard hat at the time of the incident.
Keywords: knee, fracture, hard hat, dismantling, construction, struck by, advertising sign, falling object, ankle, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301330668 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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