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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1334460.015 - Nebraska Precast, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Omaha

Nr: 1334460.015Report ID: 0728900Open Date: 07/31/2018

Nebraska Precast, Llc
3154 50th Avenull
Columbus, NE 68601
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 327390/Other Concrete Product Manufacturing
Mailing: Po Box 581null, Columbus, NE 68602

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/31/2018
Close Case:01/18/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 107844.015Event: 07/31/2018One Employee Is Killed And Three Are Injured When Unsecured
On 9:15 a.m. on July 31, 2018, five employees were involved in pouring an L-shap ed concrete form/mold in a vertical position, without bracing. Employee #1, #2, #3 and #4 were standing on one side of the unsecured, precast form, while cement was being poured into the form from above, via a chute. The concrete form tippe d over, crushing Employee #1, killing him and pinning Employee #2 between the fo rm that tipped and another similar form waiting to be poured, causing injuries t o his left arm and leg. Employee #3 sustained pinched and crushed fingers when s he attempted to extricate the trapped employees, and was treated at the hospital and released. Employee #4 also attempted to help with the rescue and was treate d and released for abrasions to his left leg. Employee #5 was involved, but was not hurt.
Keywords: abrasion, arm, concrete, concrete form work, crushed, falling object, finger, leg, pinned
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1334460.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction
2 1334460.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction
3 1334460.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction
4 1334460.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction
5 1334460.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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