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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170127088 - Employee Killed In 16 Ft Fall Into Foundation Pit

Accident: 170127088 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 11/15/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11508033511/18/19968741River Cities Management Ltd.

Employee #1 was returning to a building under construction. He attempted to step across the corner of an open, unguarded pit when he slipped on the ice-covered surface of the pit foundation and fell 16 ft onto its concrete floor. He suffered massive head injuries and was killed.

Keywords: head, slip, pit, fall, slippery surface, frozen, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115080335 Fatality Concussion Structural metal workers

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