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Accident: 200353126 - Employee Died After Struck By Catch Basin

Accident: 200353126 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 03/22/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30722032703/22/20041794Thompson Contracting, Inc.
On March 22, 2004, an employee was installing a concrete catch basin on a road project when the chain used to hoist the 4,326-lb catch basin failed. The basin dropped striking the ground then catching the employee between the basin and the wall of the trench. The employee died at the scene.
Keywords: caught between, concrete bucket, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307220327 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing culverts and incidental drainage
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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