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Accident: 921320 - Employee Killed When Concrete Block Wall Falls

Accident: 921320 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 05/25/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10969363005/26/19951771Concrete Placement, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10969365505/26/19951741Tower Erector, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10969364805/26/19951541Coastal Construction Company
At approximately 7:35 a.m. on May 29, 1995, Employee #1 was placing and finishing concrete at the base of one of two approximately 12 ft high concrete block walls that had been completed. At the same time, a concrete pump nozzle was placing concrete between the two walls. The pump's nozzle contacted the top of the wall, causing four rows of blocks to fall onto Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: wall, concrete block, inattention, construction, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109693630 Occupation Not Listed
2 109693655 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
3 109693648 Occupation Not Listed

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