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Accident: 14400295 - Employee Crushed And Killed By Falling Rebar

Accident: 14400295 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 09/27/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10026431609/27/19851542Henry C Beck Builders Inc
Employee #1 was dry packing a concrete column on the third level of an underground parking garage. A dump truck at ground level was dumping sand parallel to the excavation. When its bed neared full extension the truck tumbled into the hole, landing on steel rebar on the fourth level. The rebar fell through the decking and struck Employee #1, knocking him to the basement floor. He was found lying under the bundles of steel. Employee #1 sustained multiple fractures and died as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: rebar, work rules, construction, crushed, dump truck, struck by, falling object, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100264316 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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