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Accident: 202635090 - Employee Is Killed In Retaining Wall Collapse

Accident: 202635090 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/28/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31599438401/28/20121522Us-Sino Investment, Inc.
At 12:47 p.m. on January 28, 2012, Employee #1 was performing masonry duties at a new residential construction project. Employee #1 was installing a concrete form on the foundation of a retaining wall for a new residence under construction. The 12-foot high wall collapsed and buried Employee until only the top of his head was visible. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: installing, collapse, crushed, retaining wall, buried
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 24 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315994384 Fatality Other Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Trench collapse

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