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Accident: 14540462 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Granite Block

Accident: 14540462 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 11/07/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
180488912/03/19841522Boston Minor Co
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on November 30, 1984, Employee #1 was directing a concrete pour in the basement of a property in Boston, MA. He was holding the concrete pumping hose when it developed too much pressure and he lost control of it. He was thrown against a Lally column that was supporting a 2-ton granite block. The column dislodged and the granite block fell on Employee #1's chest, killing him.
Keywords: chest, construction, hose, crushed, high pressure, struck by, falling object, lost control
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1804889 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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