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Accident: 200123214 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Refrigerator

Accident: 200123214 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 12/14/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31511859612/14/20106513Wiegand Enterprises Llc
At approximately 9:40 a.m. on December 14, 2010, Employee #1, a maintenance worker with Wiegand Enterprises, LLC, was part of a crew renovating an existing apartment. He was standing on the ground below a fourth-floor balcony when his coworkers tossed a refrigerator from the balcony. Employee #1 was struck and killed. He was not wearing a hard hat. Icy ground surfaces may have contributed to the incident.
Keywords: maintenance, demolition, construction, slippery surface, struck by, refrigerator, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315118596 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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