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Accident: 732396 - Employee Killed When Struck By Collapsing Wall

Accident: 732396 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 12/20/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10407990012/20/19881741Reeder Masonry
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on December 20, 1988, during a windstorm, Employee #1 was checking the bracing on a 20 ft high by 8 in. wide by 45 ft long concrete block masonry wall. The top 8 ft section of the wall was blown over, striking Employee #1, who died of a head injury.
Keywords: storm, head, high wind, wall, collapse, construction, struck by, concrete block
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104079900 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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