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Accident: 113197.015 - Employee Incurs Contusions/Abrasions From Falling Wall

Accident: 113197.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 09/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1345127.01509/07/2018Dnr Concrete
At 12:50 p.m. on September 4, 2018, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a con crete construction company, were constructing a concrete driveway and sidewalk f or a residence. As Employee #1 excavated adjacent to the base/footing of a bloc k wall that lacked a stabilizing support system, the wall fell and struck the em ployee. Employee #1 sustained contusions and abrasions that did not require hos pitalization.
Keywords: abrasion, concrete block, contusion, excavation, falling object, residential construction, struck by, structural collapse, support posts, unsecured, unstable position, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1345127.015 30 M Non Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal

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