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Accident: 200212165 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Elevated Work Platotform

Accident: 200212165 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 02/20/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31079440902/22/20071771Alberto Lopez Construction
On February 20, 2007, Employee #1 was operating gas trowel when he hit three 2-ft by 6-ft boards that were stacked on top of one another. The boards were nailed together and used as a hoist to raise the trowel to the third level. Employee #1 was smoothing cement with the trowel and hit the 2-ft by 6-ft boards and the trowel shut off automatically. Employee #1 was jolted loose of the trowel handles and fell through three flights of the stairway opening to the cement breezeway on ground level. The three 2-ft-by 6-ft also fell through the two stairway openings, striking Employee #1 in the face and killing him.
Keywords: board, head, equipment operator, cementing, hoist, stair landing, fall, struck by, elevated work plat, face
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310794409 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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