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Accident: 76757.015 - Employee Is Crushed By Concrete Panel As It Falls From Trail

Accident: 76757.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 05/14/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1063248.01505/15/2015Big Ben Transport, Inc.

At 1:15 p.m. on May 14, 2015, an employee was releasing the tie down ratchet str ap that secured a 15,000 pound concrete panel to his semi-truck trailer. As the employee loosened the strap, the top of the panel shifted and it fell towards t he ground, crushing the employee underneath.

Keywords: concrete slab, crushing, falling object, material handling, motor vehicle, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 0 20 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1063248.015 42 M Fatality Truck drivers, heavy FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)

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