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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 99937.015 - Employee Is Struck By Wind-Borne Rafter And Incurs Fractures

Accident: 99937.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 10/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1271001.01510/17/2017Ag Group Resources Llc
At 11:00 a.m. on October 9, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company specializing in grain storage, was in the process of constructing a storage structure. He was kneeling on the ground and working with a metal rafter which lay flat on the ground. A gust of wind blew another nearby rafter, which struck and fell on top of Employee #1. Employee #1 was pinned between the two rafters. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured foot, a fractured cheekbone, and facial lacerations.
Keywords: pinned, construction, face, fracture, material handling, laceration, grain bin, foot, falling object, struck by, rafter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1271001.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers

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