Accident Report Detail
Accident: 201521549 - Employees Dies In Trench Collapse
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|123287005||01/14/2003||1623||Earth Movers Inc.|
On January 14, 2002, Employee #1, a laborer employed by Earth Movers Inc., was working in a 6-to-8 foot deep trench protected by a trench box and 10-foot by 8-foot by 1-inch sheets of steel. A backhoe struck the trench box causing a steel sheet to fall and strike Employee #1. The employee died of fractures.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Excavation, landfill||Other||$500,000 to $1,000,000||X|
FatCause: Collapse of structure