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Accident: 81708.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall When A Structural Panel Collapses

Accident: 81708.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 07/10/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1080311.01507/10/2015Blakeslee Prestress, Inc.
On July 10, 2015, an employee exited a scissors lift and attached his safety lan yard to a precast concrete structural member that he was going to release from r igging. The employee fell 40 feet to the ground when the structural member coll apsed. The employee was killed from massive internal injuries as well as multip le broken bones.
Keywords: collapse, fall, falling object, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 8 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1080311.015 53 M Fatality Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist: 40
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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