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Accident: 202542502 - Employee Is Injured By Moving Stairway Leg

Accident: 202542502 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 11/18/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30087548112/03/20101771Hollinger Construction Inc
At Approximately 10:00 a.m. on November 18, 2010, Employee #1 assisted the A-frame boom truck driver to move a prefabricated stairway from the side of building to another location. The stairway was hoisted to the back of property by the boom truck. While putting the stairway down, one of the legs of stairway popped out and hit Employee#1, who was standing about 50 feet away from it. Employee #1 was taken to Henry Mayo Hospital and was hospitalized for more than 24 hours. Employee#1 suffered a deep laceration and broken bone on his left forearm, which required surgery.
Keywords: boom truck, fracture, health care facility, hoist, laceration, struck by, arm, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Demolition $50,000 to $250,000 2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300875481 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Other

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