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Accident: 202527990 - Employee Injured When Struck And Pinned By Fallen Wall

Accident: 202527990 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 02/15/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31165454502/15/20081795Lombardo Diamond Core Drilling Company, Inc.
At approximately 9:40 a.m. on February 15, 2008, Employee #1 was on a ladder cutting a concrete wall when the wall on which he was working broke apart. He became pinned between another wall and the wall that he had been cutting that tipped over. Coworkers came to his aid. They attached a chain to the fallen wall and used a bobcat to pull it off Employee #1. He was then transported by ambulance to Stanford Hospital, where he was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: wall, unsecured, pinned, work rules, construction, vibrations, caught between, bracing, overturn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Demolition $50,000 to $250,000 1 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311654545 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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