Accident Report Detail
Accident: 118226.015 - One Employee Is Killed, Second Is Injured In Trench Collapse
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1417434.015||07/23/2019||Digges Development Corporation|
At 3:00 p.m. on July 23, 2019, Employees #1 and #2 and a coworker, employed by a construction company, were installing pipe in an unsecured trench at a resident ial construction site. Employees #1 and #2 were in the trench when a sidewall c ollapsed, trapping both employees. Employee #1 was buried in the collapsed soil and killed by asphyxiation. Employee #2 was rescued and transported to the hos pital, admitted, and treated.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Single family or duplex dwelling||New project or new addition||X|
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe