Accident Report Detail
Accident: 132478.015 - Employee Is Killed In Trench Collapse
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1510451.015||01/15/2021||Weaver Environmental Services, Inc.|
At 1:00 p.m. on January 15, 2021, an employee entered a straight walled, thirty- foot long, five to seven-foot high and four to six-foot wide trench to assist th ree coworkers to install a six-inch PVC sanitary sewer line. Shortly after enter ing the trench, a section of the northwest wall collapsed and buried the employe e. The employee was killed by traumatic asphyxia.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Multi-family dwelling||New project or new addition||2||X|
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe