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Accident: 99560.015 - Site Superintendent Makes Contact With Welding Rod, Incurs E

Accident: 99560.015 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 07/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1248864.01507/21/2017Preston Cook, Llc.
At 12:00 p.m. on July 21, 2017, Employee #1, a construction site superintendent was working at a multiemployer construction project, a commercial building. He was at the bottom of an elevator pit and welding pieces of rebar to construct a permanent ladder down into the elevator pit. He was operating a Lincoln Electri c arc welding machine at 120/240 volts. As Employee #1 laid down the stinger of the arc welder in order to clean the weld he had just made, his arm contacted t he welding rod that was in the stinger, and he sustained an electric shock to hi s arm. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the h ospital. He was treated for the electric shock and released that evening.
Keywords: arc welding, arm, building, confined space, construction, electric shock, elevator, pit, rebar, welder
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1248864.015 46 M Non Hospitalized injury Supervisors, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Emplacing reinforcing steel

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