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Accident: 743765 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Pier When Beam Rolls

Accident: 743765 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 08/05/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10389403608/08/19911622Hawaiian Dredging & Construction Co
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on August 8, 1991, Employee #1 was burning off welds on pier cap beams when the wood blocking kicked out and a beam dropped approximately 2 to 3 in. and rolled out. He was leaning with his weight on the beam when it rolled out, causing him to fall forward through cross members below, 15 ft to the river bed. Employee #1 sustained fractures to his right wrist and left hip and also badly bruised his right hip and thigh.
Keywords: beam, fracture, pier, unsecured, construction, thigh, fall, hip, cutting and burning, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103894036 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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