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Accident: 200610962 - Employee Injured When Concrete Pipe Fell

Accident: 200610962 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 04/02/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30254191704/02/20011623R.D. Edmunds & Sons, Inc.

Three employees were working within an 8-foot to 17-foot deep excavation to remove an existing 4-foot diameter concrete pipe. As Employee #1 was shoveling underneath the concrete pipe it tipped forward, pinning Employee #1 between an excavator bucket and the concrete pipe itself. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital and later released.

Keywords: excavation, concrete panel, caught between, excavator, contusion
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302541917 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing windows and doors, glazing
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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