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Accident: 117968.015 - Employee Is Killed When Caught Under Collapsing Concrete Wal

Accident: 117968.015 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 07/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1415472.01507/16/2019Haymes Brothers
At 10:30 a.m. on July 16, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working on a bridge demolition project. He was using a Husqvarna K770 powe r saw to cut rebar that supported a 4,000-pound concrete abutment wing/wall at t he end of the bridge. The abutment wing shifted, separated from the remaining r ebar, and collapsed onto the employee. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: bridge, caught between, collapse, concrete, construction, demolition, falling object, fracture, rebar, saw, struck by, structural collapse, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Demolition   0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1415472.015 57 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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