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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 129390.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Falling Load

Accident: 129390.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 09/09/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1492229.01509/10/2020Jesus Galvan
At 1:00 p.m. on September 9, 2020, an employee and two coworkers were engaged in site clearing for a new pool. A coworker was operating a Bobcat Skid Loader to move two steel beams, weighing approximately 800-1,000 pounds each from the pool site to a place against the back fence. The employee was placing 4-inch by 4-in ch wood boards underneath the beams, to support the weight when the load fell. T he employee was pinned by the load against the ground. The coworkers used the sk id loader to lift the beams and wood board off of the employee. The employee was declared dead on the scene by emergency service personnel.
Keywords: crushed, falling object, loader, steel beam
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1492229.015 44 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Swimming pool construction

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