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Accident: 777755 - Employee Injured In Fall While Stepping Around A Column

Accident: 777755 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 09/26/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10560862409/27/19891791Colt Steel Erection
Employee #1 and the foreman were installing curb angles by hand. The employee stepped out onto a wall to step around a tube column. As he stopped to catch his balance, the piece pushed him off the wall. He struck a lug on the column and fell 18 ft to the ground. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: installing, work rules, struck against, column, construction, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105608624 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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