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Accident: 200758175 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Falling Slab

Accident: 200758175 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 05/04/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30918390305/04/20061799Gomez Painting & Drywall

A contractor went to a site to give a quote for a wooden deck to be built on the home. Employee #1, who was not an employee of Gomez Painting, was presumably digging out dirt from under a protruding slab of concrete that was the old patio. The slab broke off at the seam in the concrete. The slab was 7-ft by 10-ft and 5 in. thick. The slab struck Employee #1 causing fatal injuries. The original narrative did not list an employer for Employee #1 and the injury line listed "No Injury."

Keywords: concrete slab, construction, crushed, struck by, falling object
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 10

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309183903 Occupation not reported

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