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Accident: 14570311 - Employee Crushed And Killed Between Concrete Walls

Accident: 14570311 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 02/08/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10254885602/13/19901771Gardner Construction Company
An employee was bracing concrete block walls in a 4-ft-wide by 68-in.-deep section of sewer trench in preparation to pour a concrete floor. Two blocks were waiting to be braced on opposite sides of the trench. While the employee was working on one, the concrete block on the opposite side of the trench fell, crushing and killing him between the collapsed concrete block and the concrete block he was working on.
Keywords: asphyxiated, trench, crushed, struck by, concrete block
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102548856 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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