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Accident: 200611184 - Three Employees Crushed When Wall Collapses

Accident: 200611184 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 07/20/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30254323607/20/20011521D&M Construction

Seven employees were attempting to raise a 14 ft.by15 ft. residential exterior gable wall on the front of a house. Three employees were crushed when the approximately 1000 lb. wall slipped and collapsed on top of them. The wall was not attached or secured to the floor.

Keywords: wall, collapse, construction, crushed
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2 25

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302543236 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile
2 302543236 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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