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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170160915 Event: 01/14/1991Employee Injured In 11 Ft Fall From Form Onto Concrete Floor
Employee #1, a foreman, and coworker, both ironworkers, were installing reinforcing bars on a wall at a tilt-up erection construction site. Employee #1 was trying to straighten some rebar at the top of the lumber form when he lost his balance and fell 11 ft onto the concrete floor. Subsequent investigation revealed that earlier on, Employee #1 had been observed as not being alert and as being slow to respond.
Keywords: installing, iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112009329 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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