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Accident: 14367833 - One Employee Killed, One Injured When House Falls From Jacks

Accident: 14367833 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 08/23/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12204260908/23/19961741T & T Construction Company
Employees #1 and #2 were working under a single family wood structure. The structure had been jacked up in preparation for the installation of new concrete block walls and a cement floor. The house, which was supported by steel post shores and its original wood pilings, slipped off these supports and fell into the basement. Employee #1 was crushed to death. Employee #2 was hospitalized with shoulder injuries.
Keywords: piling, building, work rules, slip, construction, steel column, crushed, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 122042609 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
2 122042609 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported

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