Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident Summary Nr: 121646.015 - Employee Is Killed When Trench/Excavation Collapses

Accident Summary Nr: 121646.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 11/13/2019
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
1444575.01511/14/2019238220Best Plumbing, L.L.C.

Abstract: At 9:00 p.m. on November 13, 2019, Employee #1 was installing a six-inch sewer l ine pipe in an unsloped and unshored excavation. While in the excavation, an in terior wall collapsed onto Employee #1 and trapped him. Employee #1 then sustai ned unspecified serious injuries and died at the scene.

Keywords: buried, collapse, collapsed lung, crushed, excavation, installing, shoring, sloping, trench box, wall
Accident Details
End Use Project Type Project Cost Stories Non-building Height Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   0 0 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation Construction
1 1444575.015 42 M Fatality Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters Distance of Fall: feet
Worker Height Above Ground/Floor: feet
Cause: Excavation
Fatality Cause:

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close