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Accident: 97554.015 - Steel Erector Falls From Beam, Incurs Lacerations

Accident: 97554.015 -- Report ID: 0317300 -- Event Date: 07/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1249632.01507/26/2017Eshbro Construction, Llc
At 9:15 a.m. on July 25, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in steel erection at the construction site for a commercial building . He was connecting a steel beam and attempting to adjust it, using a pry bar t o install the bolts. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell from the beam to the concrete surface, a fall height of approximately 19 feet. Emergency services w ere called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted an d treated for lacerations to his face, nose, and elbow.
Keywords: connecting, construction, face, fall, fall protection, laceration, lost balance, pry bar, steel beam, steel erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 19
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1249632.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel

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