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Accident: 114922.015 - Employee Receives Fractures To Vertebrae And Pelvis When Tre

Accident: 114922.015 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 03/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1388706.01503/25/2019Prima Paving Corp.

At 8:00 a.m. on March 21, 2019, an employee worked at the bottom of a seven-foot deep trench to prepare it for a pipe installation. At some point, the trench co llapsed and covered the employee in dirt. The employee was hospitalized to treat fractures to the pelvis and vertebrae.

Keywords: cave-in, collapse, excavator, fracture, installing, pelvis, pipe, trench, unstable soil, vertebra
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition  

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1388706.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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