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Accident: 201073905 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Rock, Fractures Ribs

Accident: 201073905 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 04/29/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31267820405/07/20091611Skanska Usa W Ca Dist Inc.
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on April 29, 2009, Employee #1 was in a trench leveling the ground for laying concrete pipes. At the work location Employee #1 was facing the pipes and his back was towards the soil pile. A coworker was operating an excavator above Employee #1. During the excavators travel, it loosened the soil and a rock rolled down and hit Employee #1 on the back. Employee #1 sustained fractured ribs. Employee #1 was hospitalized overnight.
Keywords: excavation, fracture, rock, construction, trench, rib, excavator, struck by, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312678204 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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