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Accident: 116968.015 - Employee Is Injured When Pinned Between Trench Wall And Pipe

Accident: 116968.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/31/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1406996.01506/10/2019Triple B Construction

At 11:30 a.m. on May 31, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a pipelin e construction company, were engaged in pipeline installation work for a sewer/w ater treatment plant. Employee #1 was inside a 3-foot to 4-foot trench and guid ing a 30-inch reinforced concrete pipe from the west end. His coworker was oper ating a Case cx80c trackhoe with a 12-foot nylon lifting strap attached to the e quipment's boom. The boom of the trackhoe lost power, and the arm swung west 3 feet, pinning Employee #1 between the trench wall and the pipe. Employee #1 wa s transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of a lacerated liver an d internal bleeding.

Keywords: boom, caught between, construction, crushing, excavator, hemorrhage, internal bleeding, laceration, liver, loader/backhoe, pinned, pipe, pipeline, struck by, trench, undrgrd installation
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Other  

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1406996.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Installing culverts and incidental drainage

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