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Accident: 14489231 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Brick

Accident: 14489231 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 10/20/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1788228310/24/19881771Marine Contractors
On October 20, 1988, Employee #1 was working on top of a multi-point suspension scaffold cleaning out lentil keys. The scaffold was positioned on the thirty-third floor of the building, and the employee was cleaning out keys for the thirty-fourth floor. Employees were unloading brick off the material hoist on the forty-fifth floor where no guardrails or toe boards were provided. While employees were unloading banded brick, the band came loose and brick fell through the unguarded area, striking Employee #1 on the head. He subsequently died on October 25, 1988, at Bellevue Hospital in New York City.
Keywords: head, guardrail, work rules, construction, brick, struck by, falling object, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17882283 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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