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Accident: 691048 - Employee'S Leg Broken When Pinned By Dirt

Accident: 691048 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 06/20/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
327071706/20/19851771Canyon View Concrete
Employee #1 was stripping concrete forms from the inside of the garage of a house that was under construction. As he was removing the form hardware, a coworker removed a 2 by 4 brace that extended 8 ft from the form to a dirt pile in the center of the garage. When the brace was removed, a large piece of dirt that had been 8 ft from the form rolled down the bank, pinning Employee #1's leg against the form and breaking it.
Keywords: concrete form work, fracture, dismantling, unsecured, pinned, work rules, construction, struck by, bracing, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3270717 Hospitalized injury Fracture Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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