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Accident: 124770.015 - Employee Is Crushed By Falling Concrete Pre-Cast Slab

Accident: 124770.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 03/13/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1469493.01503/13/2020International Concrete Products, Inc.

At 9:15 a.m. on March 13, 2020, Employee # 1 was moving a precast slab of concre te using a 40 ton overhead crane. The concrete panel had an approximate weight o f 6,800 pounds. It was lifted by two points designed as lifting studs and were e mbedded into the panel, with lifting eyes that had been secured using a double n ut. The precast concrete slab flipped off the A-Frame stand where it was placed, when a 2 chain hoisting sling caught on the concrete panel metal gusset extrusi on, and rolled over while there was slack in the lifting sling. The 6,800 pound concrete panel rolled over and crushed Employee # 1. He suffered injuries that i ncluded suffocation, internal injuries, broken bones and severe head trauma. He was killed.

Keywords: concrete panel, concrete slab, crane, crushed, falling object, fracture, head, roll-over, sling, suffocated

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1469493.015 52 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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