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Accident: 200626513 - Employee Is Killed When Earthen Wall Collapses

Accident: 200626513 -- Report ID: 0454716 -- Event Date: 02/23/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31643268102/23/20121795Roberson Construction & Land Development Inc
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on February 23, 2012, Employee # 1 was cutting rebar that was tied into the foundation of the basin and into the back concrete wall that had been previously demolished. Employee # 1 was cutting the rebar which was 4 ft. tall by 3.5 ft. deep by 8 ft. long a section of earthen wall broke away above him. Employee # 1 was covered by the earthen wall and died from his injuries.
Keywords: concrete slab, wall, collapse
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Demolition $50,000 to $250,000 2 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316432681 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Wall (earthen) collapse

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