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Accident: 200631661 - Employee Crushed Under Falling Pier Panel

Accident: 200631661 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 08/22/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30947084708/22/20071622Brayman Construction Company
On August 22, 2007, Employee #1 was forming pier stems for Pier Number 1. Wire (9 gauge) was being used to tie the rebar form to a panel (40 feet high by 28 feet wide by 8.25 inches thick) at a height of six feet, in seven different locations. The first panel had been put in position by a crane and Employee #1 climbed the panel to release the crane from the load. He remained tied off to the panel. Once released from the crane, the panel, along with Employee #1, fell away from the rebar form. He was crushed under the 22,084-pound panel.
Keywords: installing, panel, pier, construction, crushed, fall, falling object, crane, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309470847 Fatality Other Supervisors; carpenters and related workers FallDist:
Cause: Forming for piers or pylons
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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