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Accident: 14271027 - Fall From Work Platform

Accident: 14271027 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 06/29/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
97244806/29/19841799Brennan Construction Company
EMPLOYEES WERE IN THE PROCESS OF POURING A CONCRETE FOUNDATION WALL. THEY WERE WORKING FROM A WORK PLATFORM COVERING AN ELEVATOR SHAFT. AS A HYDRAULIC CRANE WAS IN THE PROCESS OF SWINGING A TWO (2) YARD BUCKET, WHICH CONTAINED APPROXIMATELY ONE (1) YARD OF CONCRETE, OVER THE PLATFORM, THE HOISTING LINE BROKE. THE BUCKET SMASHED THROUGH THE WORK PLATFORM, SENDING TWO (2) MEN AND THE BUCKET TO THE GROUND APPROXIMATELY 24' BELOW. EMPLOYEE #1 LANDED IN THE ELEVATOR PIT, ALONG SIDE THE BUCKET, AND WAS FATALLY INJURED. HE SUSTAINED MULTIPLE FRACTURES AND INTERNAL INJURIES. EMPLOYEE #2 LANDED ON THE GROUND AND WAS HOSPITALIZED WITH SEVERAL FRACTURED RIBS AND HEAD LACERATIONS. THE WORK PLATFORM WAS APPROXIMATELY 24 FEET HIGH. A GROVE CRANE WAS USED.
Keywords: fracture, concrete bucket, fall, work platform, concrete, crane, hoistline, hydraulic crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 972448 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 972448 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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