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Accident: 200612562 - Employee Killed When Struck By Collapsing Wall

Accident: 200612562 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 07/03/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30955792407/04/20071795Mary Corbett D/B/A Corbett Creek Farm

On July 3, 2007, Employee #1, age 17, was engaged in the demolition of an old barn as part of a rehabiliation project. The work included cutting out and removing old stanchions. The nearby foundation wall, which was previously cracked and leaning into the building interior at an angle of at least 16 degrees, fell onto Employee #1. He was killed instantly.

Keywords: wall, demolition, collapse, unsecured, work rules, construction, struck by, bracing, unstable position
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309557924 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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