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Accident: 128315.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Falling Concrete Panel

Accident: 128315.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 08/04/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1486686.01508/04/2020Architectural Glass And Metal Co., Inc.

At 12:00 p.m. on August 4, 2020, Employee #1 was doing repair/maintenance work f rom an 8-foot stepladder at an existing commercial building. He was using hand tools to remove caulking from joints around architectural precast concrete pane ls. A panel became detached from the concrete structure behind it and fell, str iking and killing Employee #1 by crushing his body from the abdomen down.

Keywords: abdomen, blunt force trauma, concrete panel, construction, crushed, falling object, hand tool, maintenance, repair, seal, stepladder, struck by, structural collapse, torso
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1486686.015 60 M Fatality Glaziers

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