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Accident: 14325526 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Collapsed Floor

Accident: 14325526 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 11/19/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10715699411/20/19901795Noralco Corporation

Employee #1 was on the second floor of a four-story building that his employer had been contracted to tear down. He had burned partially through a steel beam but it did not collapse. When he went back to burn further through it, the third floor collapsed onto him, killing him.

Keywords: demolition, building collapse, work rules, construction, struck by, cutting and burning

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107156994 Fatality Asphyxia Construction trades, n.e.c.

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