A construction worker was killed after he fell off a collapsed, pre-cast concrete floor slab in a 10-story building construction site. The victim and a co-worker were working on the sixth floor, maneuvering the floor slabs into their final position before securing them to the steel framework.
A 17-year-old female laborer died after falling 26 feet from a residential roof onto a stone patio. The victim was working as part of a construction crew replacing the roof, unloading bales of roofing shingles from a construction box that was raised and attached to a forklift.
An adult male sustained fatal injuries when the crane boom he was disassembling buckled and crushed him. The victim was not an employee of the construction company that owned and operated the crane – he was a friend of the owner.
A 48-year-old laborer was killed after he fell 8.5 feet from the top of a pile of construction debris on a trash truck bed to the pavement below. The debris hauling company employing the victim had been in operation only five months at the time of the incident.