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Accident: 109120.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed When Barn Collapses

Accident: 109120.015 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 09/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1346216.01509/13/2018Suydam & Sons General Contractors

At 9:45 a.m. on September 13, 2018, an employee was assisting in the dismantling of a barn. As the employee was using a chainsaw to cut the overhead section of the barn floor, a forklift was lifting a precut section. During work, the overhe ad floor collapsed and trapped the employee and coworkers beneath the debris. T he employee suffered a broken neck and was killed. However, the other coworkers survived with only one sustaining a laceration to the back of his head.

Keywords: collapse, head, neck, roof, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Demolition   4 40 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1346216.015 55 M Fatality FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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