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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202359071 - Employee Is Struck By Concrete Segment

Accident: 202359071 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 09/02/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30927142709/02/20051531Carp-Seca Corporation

On September 2005, Employee #1 and two coworkers were building a 10-ft concrete caisson. The employer was using an excavator to place a segment of concrete on the first ring of the caisson. As Employees #1, 2, and 3 were placing the concrete segment on the first ring, the segment slipped and struck Employee #1 in the upper stomach area. Employee #1 was hospitalized and later died as a result of his injuries.

Keywords: construction, excavator, struck by, concrete, stomach
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309271427 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Erection of coffer dams, caissons
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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