Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 170385967 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Manhole Section
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|125377341||10/04/1996||1629||0||Fairfield Contractors Inc.|
Abstract: Employee #1 was in a manhole excavation where a concrete manhole was being installed. He was standing on the base, preparing to line up and land the concrete manhole section on top of the base section. The manhole section had been raised and it was positioned directly over him when the lifting device accidentally released. The manhole section fell and struck Employee #1 on his left side. He sustained multiple injuries, including damage to his heart, liver, and lungs. Employee #1 was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||125377341||Fatality||Bruise/Contus/Abras||Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters|