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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200620045 Event: 05/20/1996Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Brick Column
At approximately 7:30 p.m. on May 20, 1996, Employee #1 was monitoring the placement of felt on a building roof. Behind him, a curb was being torn up along, with a 4 in. PVC drain pipe that ran up through an 8 ft high brick column. The brick column fell, striking Employee #1 on the back. He died of massive internal trauma.
Keywords: collapse, work rules, column, construction, back, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120590468 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c.

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