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Accident: 108121.015 - Employee Is Crushed Between Building Column And Motorized Sc

Accident: 108121.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 08/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337340.01508/09/2018Superior Masonry Builders, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on August 9, 2018, an employee was working with a team of coworkers who were pouring a concrete slab at the north corner of a building using a vibra-strike motorized laser screed that was operator driven. The employee was puddling concrete and walked between the screed and the wall while his coworker positioned the screed head around the column being worked on. The employee was struck by the machine's counterweight and crushed his upper torso and suffered blunt force trauma to his head when his coworker began rotating the screed around the superstructure. Emergency Medical Services were called and the employee pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: torso, crushed, head, concrete slab
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1337340.015 20 M Fatality Asphyxia Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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