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Accident: 202345427 - Employee Is Killed When Concrete Falls On Him

Accident: 202345427 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 08/08/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30927040308/09/20051771Cement Industries, Inc.

On August 8, 2005, an employee was moving a 26.5-ft, 6,000-lb. concrete hollow-core slab using a jack and a 4x4 pickup truck. He was killed when the slab broke and fell on top of him.

Keywords: concrete slab, torso, abrasion, mech mat handling, struck by, pickup truck, falling object, jack, contusion
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2 20 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309270403 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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