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Accident: 202368981 - Employee Is Killed When Impaled On Rebar

Accident: 202368981 -- Report ID: 1055320 -- Event Date: 09/15/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31519910909/15/20111795Lvi Environmental Services
On September 15, 2011, Employee #1 was working as a bobcat skid steer operator on a demolition project. Employee #1 was using the skid steer loader to remove debris from the demolition of the floor above to a debris chute. Employee #1 drove into a piece of rebar protruding from the floor above, and the rebar impaled Employee #1 in the neck. Employee #1 reversed the machine and then shut the machine down. Emergency services were called, but Employee #1 died at the scene.
Keywords: demolition, rebar, impaled, loader
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315199109 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

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