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Accident: 133553.015 - Employee'S Pelvis Is Fractured In Trench Collapse

Accident: 133553.015 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 02/03/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1513193.01502/04/2021Optimum Utilities, Llc

At 10:15 a.m. on February 3, 2021, Employee #1 was working in a trench and insta lling conduit for a new three-story multifamily residential building. The spoil pile and wall of the trench, composed of rock and soil, collapsed onto the empl oyee. The employee was transported to the hospital and was admitted for treat a fractured pelvis.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, buried, conduit, excavation, fracture, installing, pelvis, residential construction, rock, structural collapse, trench, trench box, unguarded, unprotected, unstable soil, wall
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   3

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1513193.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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