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Accident: 552075 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Wall

Accident: 552075 -- Report ID: 0627410 -- Event Date: 11/06/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11032420911/07/19951542C E Wolf Contractors, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11032419111/07/19954731Transportation Management Consultants, Inc.
While visiting a construction work site, Employee #1 and the site sub-contractor stopped to talk next to a cinder block wall that had been erected several days before. It was raining and the wind caused the wall to move and fall. The contractor ran out of the path of the falling wall, but Employee #1 was unable to escape. He was caught by the 20 ft high cinder block wall and crushed against the concrete foundation. He was killed.
Keywords: wall, unsecured, work rules, concrete block, storm, high wind, crushed, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110324209 Occupation Not Listed
2 110324191 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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