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Accident: 142242.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Utility Pole

Accident: 142242.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 12/27/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1570170.01512/27/2021Benfer'S Construction Llc

At 11:00 p.m. on December 27, 2021, an employee worked to wrap cable with tape. As the employee walked to grab more tape, the utility pole fell and struck the e mployee on the head. The employee received crushing blunt force trauma and was k illed.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, cable, crushing, falling object, head, utility pole

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1570170.015 54 M Fatality Construction laborers

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