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Accident: 201506664 - Employee Fractures Ankle In Fall From Retaining Wall

Accident: 201506664 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 06/19/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31005522307/24/20061521W B Elmer & Company
On June 19, 2006, Employee #1 was taking a measurement on the unprotected side of a retaining wall. He tripped over an anchor bolt and fell 9 ft. Employee #1 was hospitalized at Oakland Kaiser for treatment of a right ankle fracture.
Keywords: anchor, fracture, tripped, bolt, lost balance, unguarded, ankle, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 3 33
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310055223 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall, other

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