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Accident: 170865943 - Employee Crushed By Falling Concrete Wall

Accident: 170865943 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 06/17/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12581733806/17/20031795Soil Enterprises, Inc.,

An employee was working for a demolition contractor at one of two jobsites in the same development. An excavator operator was cleaning a concrete slab and the employee was sweeping the floor of the former bank vault. The remaining wall of the vault fell inward and crushed the employee. He was pronounced dead by the responding Emergency Response Service.

Keywords: concrete slab, excavation, asphyxiated, construction, crushed, struck by, falling object
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition $50,000 to $250,000 1 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125817338 Fatality Asphyxia Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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