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Accident: 202340352 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Falling Concrete Wall

Accident: 202340352 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 08/19/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30556567308/19/20021751Pinnacle Industries Ii, Llc
On August 19, 2002, Employee #1 was constructing forms for HVAC pads, while nearby a 22-foot by 11-foot precast GFRC wall section, supported by a winch hoist, was being adjusted into its final position. The hoist failed and the 2,500-pound wall fell off its curb onto Employee #1. He was crushed and killed.
Keywords: concrete form work, wall, unsecured, carpenter, construction, equipment failure, crushed, struck by, falling object, winch
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 31 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305565673 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Forming
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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