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Accident: 132087.015 - Employee Falls And Is Killed When Crushed By Concrete During

Accident: 132087.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 01/01/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1508420.01501/04/2021Mwe Services, Inc.

At 12:45 p.m. on January 1, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker were working at the site of a commercial building demolition. Employee #1 was standing on a second -story cement work surface and using a two-gallon spray pump to spray water on t he surface and clear the dust being created by his coworker, who was operating a masonry saw. A concrete slab measuring approximately 7 feet by 6 feet broke f ree underneath Employee #1's feet, causing him to fall and become trapped beneat h the concrete at ground level. Employee #1 sustained crushing injuries and was killed.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, caught between, concrete slab, construction, crushed, demolition, fall, fall protection, pinned, structural collapse
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition   1 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1508420.015 25 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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