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Accident: 200603827 - Employee Killed When Pinned By Falling Rocks

Accident: 200603827 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 12/06/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31131029612/06/20071521Brian A. Bailey Homes, Inc.
At 4:12 p.m. on December 6, 2007, Employee #1 and two coworkers were setting 1-ton rocks, delivered by crane, to build a retaining wall. The employees had just stacked two rocks on the third tier (approximately 6 feet high) when four of the rocks fell over, pinning Employee #1 between the rocks and an earthen wall. An emergency medical services call was placed immediately by another employee and Westlake Fire Department (WLFD) Engine number 901 arrived at approximately 4:17 p.m. Emergency medical services arrived and were assisted by the WLFD in the rescue efforts. Rescue pronounced Employee #1 dead on the scene.
Keywords: installing, rock, pinned, construction, caught between, manual mat handling, retaining wall, falling object, crane, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 13 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311310296 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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