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Accident: 69265.015 - Employee Is Killed When Mezzanine Collapses

Accident: 69265.015 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 11/28/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1010923.01511/28/2014Formica Construction Co Inc.

At approximately 8:45 a.m. on November 28, 2014, an employee was talking with ot her coworkers inside the building. While they were talking, the mezzanine collap sed, resulting in the employee being trapped and three other coworkers escaping unharmed. The fire department and the police department emergency services unit s removed portions of the collapsed building to free the workers. The employee s uffered compression of the torso below rubble from a collapsed building and was killed.

Keywords: access/egress, asphyxiated, caught by, crushed, demolition, falling object, fracture, rib, struck by, structural collapse, vertebra
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition $250,000 to $500,000 1 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1010923.015 43 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause:

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