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Accident: 131551.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Wall

Accident: 131551.015 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 12/04/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1505543.01512/07/2020R.E.C. Contractors, Llc
At 4:06 p.m. on December 4, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a framing constructio n contractor, was working at the construction site for a new three-story residen tial structure. He was attempting to lift a framed exterior wall into place. T he wall was too heavy, and it fell onto the employee. Employee #1 sustained blu nt force traumatic crushing injuries and was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, carpenter, crushed, falling object, framing, installing, overloaded, residential construction, struck by, unstable load, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1505543.015 42 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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