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Accident: 202527974 - Employee Trips, Injures Hand While Carring Rebar

Accident: 202527974 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 05/13/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31165647406/20/20081791Pacific Coast Steel, Inc.
At approximately 9:00 am, on May 13, 2008, Employee #1, an Iron worker at Pacific Coast Steel, Employee #1 was carrying a load of rebar assisted by a coworker when Employee #1 tripped and fell forward. His hand was smashed by the rebar. So, Employee #1 was transported to Santa Clara Valley Hospital located right next door to where the employee was working (Parking Lot structure for hospital). Employee #1 was released hours later from the hospital. His finger was bandaged up and a splint was put on.
Keywords: rebar, finger, iron worker, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311656474 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Other

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