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Accident: 14542971 - One Employee Killed, One Injured When Wall Collapses

Accident: 14542971 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 12/26/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
120217512/26/19841799Chambers And Associates
Employees #1 and #2 were working from atop a 24 ft high, poorly braced wall, while a crew was cleaning on the opposite side of the wall. The crew was using a truck to lift a pallet of concrete blocks when the blocks touched the bracing and caused the wall to collapse. Both employees fell with the wall; Employee #1 was killed and Employee #2 was injured..
Keywords: wall, collapse, unsecured, carpenter, construction, fall, bracing
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1202175 Fatality Concussion Carpenter apprentices
2 1202175 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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