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Accident: 905661 - Employee Injured When Pinned By Falling Wall

Accident: 905661 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 08/03/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30367846008/07/20011521Brannen Design And Construction, Inc.
On August 3, 2001, Employee #1, a construction superintendent for Brennan Construction, was assisting construction workers lifting a wood-framed wall. The wall was too heavy for the workers and they dropped it pinning Employee #1 to the ground. Employee #1 suffered paralysis and fractures to his back and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, paralysis, wall, pinned, construction, back, caught between, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2 19
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303678460 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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