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Accident: 105176.015 - Employee Building Retaining Wall Is Struck In Face By Flying

Accident: 105176.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 04/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1313006.01505/02/2018Parsons Bros Rockeries California Inc.
At 7:46 a.m. on April 19, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a construction company, were building a retaining wall. The coworker was operating equipment to move and place large granite rocks for the wall. Employee #1 was acting as the coworker's spotter. As the coworker placed a large rock onto other rocks, a rock shot out and struck Employee #1's face. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for an open zygomatic arch and temporal bone fracture and a complex facial laceration.
Keywords: retaining wall, fracture, laceration, flying object, rock, construction, eye, face, construction vehicle, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1313006.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration

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