Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14534903 - Employee Dies After Crushed While Working Under Pier

Accident: 14534903 -- Report ID: 0931300 -- Event Date: 12/05/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10359956912/07/19941711Civil-Mechanical Contractor
Employee #1 was working from a floating platform to install a water line underneath a pier. Coworkers heard him calling from under the pier and found Employee #1 standing in 3 to 4 ft of water, saying he couldn't see. He was placed on the floating platform, where he continued to state that he couldn't see or breathe and that he had been "squished." Coworkers stated that they thought he might have been crushed between the barge Hunakai and the pier. Employee #1 was taken to the apron of the pier, where paramedics found him unresponsive. He was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead.
Keywords: barge, installing, pier, construction, caught between, crushed, work platform
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103599569 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close