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Accident: 660316 - 4 Construction Workers Injured When Stone Wall Fell On Them

Accident: 660316 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 06/03/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10291940406/03/19881623Silva Construction Company, Incorporated
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS PACING IN A TRENCH TO SEE IF THE TRENCH WAS LONG ENOUGH TO INSTALL 8 FOOT PIPES. AS HE WAS WALKING BACK AFTER PACING THE ENTIRE LENGTH A 4 FOOT HIGH STONE WALL, ADJACENT TO THE TRENCH, COLLAPSED ONTO HIM. EMPLOYEES #2 - #4 WERE ASSISTING EMPLOYEE #1 WHEN ANOTHER SECTION OF THE WALL COLLAPSED ONTO THEM. EMPLOYEES #1, #2 AND #3 WERE HOSPITALIZED. EMPLOYEE #4 RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES AND WAS NOT HOSPITALIZED.
Keywords: wall, collapse, pinned, construction, trench, struck by, unstable soil
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102919404 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 102919404 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
3 102919404 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
4 102919404 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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