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Accident: 14526420 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Blocks

Accident: 14526420 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 12/26/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
165588501/10/19851522Hedreck Brothers Construction Company
Employee #1, age 19, was on a ladder at a height of approximately 10 ft, demolishing a brick and block wall. He was using a chisel to break up the wall after an opening was made. There was no shoring placed between the beam bottom and the top of the opening where the lintel and new beam would be poured. The blocks fell on Employee #1, striking him on the head, neck, and chest. He was killed.
Keywords: wall, demolition, unsecured, blocks, work rules, construction, shoring, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1655885 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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