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Accident: 132464.015 - One Employee Is Killed And Four Coworkers Are Injured When R

Accident: 132464.015 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 01/13/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1510362.01501/13/20211741147197 - Robert Crawford

On January 13, 2021, Employee #1 was working in front of a 100 foot by 10 foot c oncrete retaining wall with Employee #2, Employee #3, Employee #4 and Employee # 5. The wall collapsed on top of the employees. Employee #1 was killed and Emplo yee #2, Employee #3 and Employee #4 were hospitalized. Employee #5 was injured a nd treated and released at the hospital. The employer placed approximately 210 t ons of backfill against the newly constructed retaining wall without determining that the structure was capable of supporting the load.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, collapse, concrete, construction, crushed, falling object, retaining wall, traumatic, wall

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1510362.015 37 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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