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Accident: 202349585 - Employee Is Injured In Fall

Accident: 202349585 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 11/21/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30668813611/21/20031791S.A. Halac Iron Works, Inc.
At approximately 8:31 a.m. on November 21, 2003, Employee #1 was installing connecting-steel, when he fell 14 ft 3 in. to the ground. Employee #1 landed between the reinforcing steel bars (rebar) that protruded approximately 2.5 ft above the concrete floor. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for a broken arm and ribs. Employee was not wearing a harness at the time of the accident.
Keywords: fracture, rebar, steel, rib, fall, fall protection, arm, steel connecting
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2 14
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306688136 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:14
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Connecting
FatCause: Fall, other

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