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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202366381 - Employee Dies After Fall Into Concrete Manhole Structure

Accident: 202366381 -- Report ID: 1055330 -- Event Date: 09/28/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On September 28, 2006, Employee #1, a construction worker, fell into a concrete manhole structure. He suffered a fractured neck and back. Employee #1 was flown by helicopter to the hospital, where he died.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, barrier guard, work rules, construction, back, fall, neck, manhole
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition Under $50,000 10 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310345053 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing culverts and incidental drainage
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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