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Accident: 14412894 - One Killed, One Injured In Falls Through Floor Opening

Accident: 14412894 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 01/07/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10073629701/07/19871542Blount Brothers Construction Co.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10073638801/07/19871771Baker Concrete Construction Co.
Employee #1 was moving a sheet of plywood used as part of a concrete buggy runway to a new position when he stepped into a floor opening under the plywood and fell 51 ft to the ground. This occurred approximately 20 minutes after Employee #2 had done the same thing and fallen through the same opening. Both employees suffered multiple external and internal injuries. Employee #1 was killed and Employee #2 hospitalized. The plywood was not secured, barricaded, or marked to prevent movement or to warn employees of the hazard.
Keywords: unsecured, guardrail, unguarded fl opening, construction, fall, communication, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100736297 Occupation Not Listed
2 100736388 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 100736388 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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