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Accident: 14347686 - Five Employees Injured When Concrete Forms Fall

Accident: 14347686 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 05/12/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10123694105/14/19871629Brice Building Company, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10123290805/13/19871799Morris-Shea Bridge Co., Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10123289005/13/19871629Brice Building Co., Inc.
On May 12, 1987, Employees #1 through #5 were pouring two plate girders and finishing them into forms that were positioned 28 feet above the ground. The outside of the concrete forms measured 2 ft wide, 6 ft deep, and 43 ft 4 in. long. The inside measured 2 ft by 6 ft by 41 ft 10 in. The outside form had been filled to capacity, which was 16 cubic yd of concrete. The inside form had been filled to 10 cubic yd.. Employees #2 and #5 were finishing the concrete in the outside form, working about midway along the inside. Employees #1, #3 and #4 were vibrating the concrete from the inside of the inside form. The scaffold that was supporting the south end of the outside form gave way, causing the forms to fall. Employees #1 through #5 were injured.
Keywords: concrete form work, vibrations, construction, scaffold collapse, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101236941 Occupation Not Listed
2 101232908 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
3 101232908 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
4 101232908 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Occupation not reported
5 101232908 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported
6 101232908 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
7 101232890 Occupation Not Listed

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