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Accident: 95583.015 - Employee Falls 19 Feet While Using An Improperly Installed P

Accident: 95583.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 05/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1232831.01505/05/2017Rocky Mountain Prestress
At 7:45 a.m. on May 3, 2017, an employee was walking along the side of an unprot ected precast beam. The employee attempted to surpass the 30 foot maximum length of the self retractable lanyard. The employee was pulled off the edge of the un protected beam. The employee fell 19 feet to a concrete surface. The employee s ustained face lacerations, bruises, and a fractured wrist and fractured neck. T he wrist fracture required surgery.
Keywords: concrete beam, concrete slab, fall, fall protection, fracture, laceration, neck, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 5 50
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1232831.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 19
FallHt:19
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause:

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