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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1375408.015 - Big D Construction

Inspection Information - Office: Utah

Nr: 1375408.015Report ID: 0854910Open Date: 01/30/2019

Big D Construction
4015 Terminal St.
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Mailing: 404 West 400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/30/2019
Close Case:06/03/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1422672 Yes  
 Accident1426595    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 113555.015Event: 01/30/2019Employee Falls 30 Feet In Elevator Shaft And Later Dies From
At 10:15 a.m. on January 30, 2019, an employee and coworker were installing a generic Visqueen over the opening of an elevator shaft and had to reconfigure the guard rails. They removed the 2x4s that were guarding the front of the shaft prior to building the extension and Employee #1 fell into the shaft while installing the permanent guard rails. The employee suffered several skull fractures and was rushed to the hospital for surgery. The employee later died due to brain injury complications.
Keywords: skull, guardrail, head, fracture, fall, elevator shaft
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1375408.015 Fatality Dislocation Carpenter apprentices

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