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Accident: 119113.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Cable Reel

Accident: 119113.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 08/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1424693.01508/15/2019B Safe Construction, Llc
At 12:15 p.m. on August 15, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was cutting concrete masonry units as part of a multiemployer project, a new six-story commercial building. A steel cable reel fell from the fourth deck of the parking garage and struck the employee. Employee #1 sustained blunt force trauma to his head and body and was killed.
Keywords: struck by, masonry wall, head, torso, concrete form work, falling object, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   6 66
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1424693.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Concussion Brickmasons and stonemasons FallDist:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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