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Accident: 202462735 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Beam

Accident: 202462735 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 12/06/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30083304302/03/20061542Crabb Construction
On December 6, 2005, Employee #1 was supervising the installation of a 38-ft long Glu-lam beam, for the renovation of a fast food restaurant. The beam was hoisted into position with slings from a rough terrain forklift. Employee #1 was injured when the beam swung unexpectedly and struck him. He was hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial for a shattered right ankle and a crushed vertebra.
Keywords: fracture, hydraulic lift, roof, suspended load, construction, struck by, vertebra, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300833043 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; carpenters and related workers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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