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Accident: 749440 - Employee Injured In Fall From Concrete Form

Accident: 749440 -- Report ID: 0931700 -- Event Date: 12/15/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10626603412/15/19881542Daley Corporation
Employee #1 was checking a bridge pier concrete form at the end of his work shift, which was at 9:00 a.m. due to rain. He climbed down on the side of the form about 54 ft above the cofferdam's floor. As the employee was leaning out holding onto a piece of rebar, the rebar broke loose and caused him to fall to the cofferdam floor. Employee #1 was wearing a safety belt with a rebar hook attached but was not tied off or otherwise protected from falling. Employee #1 was hospitalized for two weeks with a shattered thigh, fractures of both knees, and a fractured right elbow.
Keywords: knee, concrete form work, fracture, rebar, construction, thigh, fall, elbow, lost balance, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106266034 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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