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Accident: 711325 - Employee Impaled On Rebar

Accident: 711325 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 04/19/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12373600104/19/19933446Figgie International Inc
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on April 17, Employee #1 had just finished erecting scaffolding. As he climbed down the end frame of the scaffold, he impaled himself on a piece of rebar that was not capped. Employee #1 pulled himself off the rebar and summoned help. After employees on site administered first aid, emergency help arrived and transported Employee #1 to Rogue Valley Medical Center, where he is being treated.
Keywords: rebar, impaled, work rules, descending, inattention, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123736001 Hospitalized injury Puncture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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