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Inspection: 119813509 - Campbell Construction, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento
Report ID: 0950621
Open Date: 03/05/1993
Campbell Construction, Inc.
1689 Arden Way Sacramento, CA 95825
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1542/General Contractors-Nonresidential Buildings, Other than Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
Mailing: P.O. Box 390, Sacramento, CA 95802
Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170723399
Employee Fractures Back In Fall From Column
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on February 19, 1993, Employee #1 was working from a 16 ft rebar column (D-12) support rod, while attempting to align wooden forms around it. The column slowly started to fall over because of a gust of wind. The employee waited until it was approximately 5 to 7 ft from the asphalt surface, and then jumped from the column, tripping over a section of the support column as he fell, causing him to land on his back. He fractured a vertebra in his lower back. Employee #1 was transported by paramedics to Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento, CA, and was admitted for treatment.
fracture, high wind, struck against, column, construction, fall, fall protection, falling object, vertebra, asphalt
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