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Accident: 14483531 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Wooden Arch

Accident: 14483531 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 02/23/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10681596202/26/19901542Ewald Blaetz Custom Builders
On February 23, 1990, Employee #1 was on the floor of a church building while nine wooden arches, 35 ft in height, were being erected. While the ninth arch was being lifted into place, a gust of wind blew the eight arches down. Employee #1 was hit by the falling arch, crushed, and killed.
Keywords: asphyxiated, building, construction, crushed, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106815962 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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