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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 84481.015 Event: 04/01/2016Two Employees Are Killed When A Platform Collapses
At 2:48 p.m. on April 1, 2016, two employee were both taping sheet rock and stan ding on temporary platforms. Employee #1 was working at the second floor level i nside the elevator shaft and Employee #2 working at the forth floor level inside the elevator shaft. Employee #2's platform collapsed and fell onto Employee #1 and both employee along with 26 pieces of 5/8 inch sheet rock fell to the baseme nt. Both employee were struck and killed by the falling sheet.
Keywords: collapse, elevated work platform, elevator shaft, fall, falling object, struck by, structural collapse
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1139763.015 Fatality Construction laborers

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