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Accident: 201407830 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Geoform Block

Accident: 201407830 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 12/01/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30776415912/01/20061542Nth Consultants Ltd
Employee #1 was installing Geoform blocks that weighed approximately 53 to 80 pounds, when one of the blocks was caught by a gust of wind of approximately 53 mph. The employee was struck in face by the block and was killed.
Keywords: high wind, installing, blocks, construction, struck by, flying object, face
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307764159 Fatality Concussion Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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