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Accident: 201484102 - Employee Injured In Fall From Retaining Wall

Accident: 201484102 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 03/28/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12575032304/05/20011611Shasta Constructors, Inc.
Employee #1 fell 20 feet from the top of an mechanically stabilized earth retaining wall to the unpaved roadway during a highway construction project. Employee #1 shattered both heels, and was hospitalized for two weeks.
Keywords: fracture, highway, construction, fall, retaining wall, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125750323 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; carpenters and related workers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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