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Accident: 81293.015 - Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Steel Column

Accident: 81293.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 11/25/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1108456.01511/27/2015B & K Concrete And Construction, Inc.
At approximately 1:52 a.m. on November 25, 2015, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, em ployed by a construction company, were working at a commercial building project. They were in the process of lifting a steel column. Coworker #1 was operating a forklift to lift the steel column when a nylon strap securing the column to t he forklift broke. The steel column fell and struck Employee #1. Emergency ser vices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admi tted and treated for severe bodily injuries. Employee #1 was killed from his in juries.
Keywords: aerial lift, construction, crushing, falling object, powered industrial vehicle, steel column, steel erection, struck by, unsecured
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1108456.015 41 M Fatality FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Landing Materials (Hoi

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