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Accident: 124864.015 - Employee Falls Through Floor, Is Stuck In Between Joists, An

Accident: 124864.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 03/13/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1470206.01503/16/2020Forsyth Township Fire Department

At 10:45 p.m. on March 13, 2020, Employee # 1 was fighting a heavy fire. Interio r firefighting tactics and water nozzle use caused the floor to collapse underne ath Employee # 1. He was pinned up to his arm pits between the floor joists. He suffered positional asphyxiation and was killed.

Keywords: asphyxiated, building collapse, chest, collapse, fall, fire brigade/department, fire fighter, floor hole, floor opening, pinned, water

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1470206.015 23 M Fatality Fire Fighter

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