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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 99288.015 - Employee Falls Into A Manhole And Is Killed

Accident: 99288.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 09/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1266156.01509/25/2017Olson Precast Company

At 10:45 a.m. on September 25, 2017, an employee was working next to an unprotec ted manhole above a new sewer line. The employee fell into the manhole approxima tely 22 feet to the lower level. The employee sustained abrasions and laceratio ns, cervical spine fracture, pulmonary contusions, and a skull fracture.The empl oyee was pronounced dead at the scene by a Coroner.

Keywords: fall, manhole, sewer
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition   0 0 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1266156.015 46 M Fatality Helpers, construction trades FallDist: 22
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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