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Accident: 122162.015 - Employee Is Killed In Trench Collapse

Accident: 122162.015 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 12/03/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1448548.01512/03/2019Kocurek Land Improvement, Inc.

At 12:00 p.m. on December 3, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was engaged in excavation work for a new multifamily residential building. He was in a trench when it caved in. Employee #1 was engulfed by the collapsing soil. He sustained fractured ribs and other injuries and was killed.

Keywords: cave-in, collapse, construction, engulfed, excavation, fracture, rib, structural collapse, trench
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   0 0 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1448548.015 36 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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