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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 601294 - Employee Killed In Fall From Concrete Bridge Construction

Accident: 601294 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 02/05/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10295953302/09/19881622Martin Paving Company

Employee #1 had been working atop the center area of a bridge and had cut some lumber for the forms that were being installed. He walked across unguarded wooden platforms and delivered the wood pieces to the form assembly area, and was returning to the saw area when he apparently either caught his pant cuff, or tripped, on rebar. He fell first to the concrete just above the water level below the bridge and then into the water. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords: clothing, concrete form work, rebar, construction, tripped, fall, fall protection, bridge, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102959533 Fatality Fracture Helpers, construction trades

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