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Accident: 14215453 - Empoyee Injured By Falling Concrete Block Wall

Accident: 14215453 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 11/15/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1533163012/04/19841771Merchant Construction Co Inc

Employee #1 was laying ground work for foundation approximately 15 to 20 feet away from a concrete block wall. A strong wind blew down the concrete wall, resulting in concrete blocks falling on the employee, striking him from the rear, injuring the back of his legs and back. The employee was hospitalized with bruises and broken vertebrae.

Keywords: high wind, wall, back, concrete block, vertebra, contusion, leg

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15331630 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; brickmasons, stonemasons, tilesetters

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