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Accident: 200331445 - Concrete Section Falls And Kills Employee

Accident: 200331445 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 05/14/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30761568205/14/20041799Edsons Construction, Llc
An employee (the employer) was cutting a door opening through a concrete foundation wall. The employee was cutting the opening on the outside of the foundation wall. Employee #1 was inside the building and was vacuuming up the water used during the cutting. The cut section of the foundation wall fell backwards into the building and struck and killed Employee #1.
Keywords: concrete slab, wall, construction, crushed, struck by, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307615682 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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