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Accident: 101836.015 - Worker Caught Between Trench Wall And Hoisted Manhole

Accident: 101836.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1247550.01507/14/2017Scott Waneka Inc.
On July 14, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by an excavation company , were working alongside a road. They were preparing to install a precast manho le in a trench. Coworker #1 was operating a hoisting machine, and Employee #1 w as in the trench and disconnecting the load (the precast manhole). Coworker #1 hoisted the load before it was fully disconnected. Employee #1 was caught betwe en the load and the side of the trench. Emergency services were called, and Emp loyee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for injuries.
Keywords: caught between, construction, disconnecting means, excavation, hoist, hoisting mechanism, material handling, trench
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation   1 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1247550.015 40 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Installing culverts and incidental drainage

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