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Accident: 96223.015 - Employee Struck By Falling Timber Is Hospitalized

Accident: 96223.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/02/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1238602.01505/10/2017Iowa Bridge And Culvert, Lc
At 3:00 p.m. on May 2, 2017, An employee was standing in the fall zone of a timber piling being cut. A coworker was cutting a timber piling when the 18.5 foot section that was cut spun. The timber fell in the direction of the employee, striking him in the back and shoulder. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: piling, crushing, chain saw, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1238602.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers

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