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Accident: 200923639 - Worker Is Killed In Fall From Deck

Accident: 200923639 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 09/17/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31722683509/17/20131791Wtw Rebar Placing Inc.

On September 17, 2013, Employee #1, of WTW Rebar Placing, Inc., a structural steel and precast concrete contractor, was working at a commercial building. He was part of a crew conducting forming work. It was the end of the crew's work shift. As Employee #1 was walking on the deck, he fell through a drop panel and 20 feet to the surface below. The fall fractured his skull. Employee #1 was killed. This fatality was investigated by Virginia OSHA.

Keywords: concrete form work, concrete slab, fracture, head, decking panel, concrete panel, construction, skull, fall, fall protection
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 8 80 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317226835 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Forming for piers or pylons
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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