Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 121159.015 - Employee Is Killed By Large Expansion Joint Falling From Fai

Accident: 121159.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 10/27/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1441013.01510/27/2019Scott Construction & Welding, Llc
At 4:00 a.m. on October 27, 2019, an employee was walking near a large expansion joint that had been stood up on one end using a synthetic sling and a hoist. The sling was positioned over a shipping bracket that had a sharp edge. The edge cut through the sling and the expansion joint fell onto the employee, pinning him. The employee received injuries to his legs and right side of his body and died on the way to the hospital.
Keywords: pinned, cut, hoist, leg, falling object, torso, sling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1441013.015 39 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Welders and cutters

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.