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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14525398 - Struck By Falling Stack Of Granite Slabs

Accident: 14525398 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/30/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
116824404/30/19841741Continental Marble & Granite Co Inc
ON APRIL 30, 1984, AT APPROXIMATELY 12 NOON, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS INVOLVED IN THE PROCESS OF REBRACING A STACK OF GRANITE. THE STACK WAS LEANING AGAINST A CONTAINER AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTH EAST BANK BUILDING PROJECT. EMPLOYEE #1 STRAIGHTENED THE GRANITE STACK WHILE ANOTHER EMPLOYEE WENT BEHIND THE STACK TO APPLY A BRACE. THE STACK BECAME UNBALANCED AND SLABS OF GRANITE, WEIGHING APPROXIMATELY 800 POUNDS, FELL ON EMPLOYEE #1, PINNING HIM TO THE GROUND . HE WAS TAKEN TO THE CEDERS MEDICAL CENTER WHERE HE WAS FOUND TO HAVE SUFFERED A BROKEN HIP.
Keywords: fracture, struck by, falling object, hip, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1168244 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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