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Accident: 201041696 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Concrete Floor Deck

Accident: 201041696 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 03/11/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30758168603/12/20041771Northstar Concrete, Inc.
Employee #1 and a coworker were leaning on a perimeter mid-rail wire cable while taking a break from a concrete pour when a wire cable anchor failed and pulled out of the masonry wall. Employee #1 fell approximately 12 feet 10 inches to the concrete floor, struck his head, and was killed. The coworker was caught and saved from falling by another employee standing nearby.
Keywords: concrete slab, fracture, head, guardrail, struck against, construction, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 13 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307581686 Fatality Fracture Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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