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Accident: 109631.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries When Partially Buried In T

Accident: 109631.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 08/25/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1343630.01508/27/2018Tab Contractors, Inc.
At 7:45 a.m. on August 25, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was working at the site of an excavation for a pipeline installation. He ente red the trench to inspect pipe and conduit. The walls of the trench caved in, a nd Employee #1 was buried from the knees down. Emergency services transported t he employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a dislocated collarbone and contusions to his shoulders, ribs, and chest.
Keywords: buried, caught in, cave-in, chest, collarbone, construction, contusion, dislocated, excavation, inspecting, pipeline, rib, rock, shoulder, structural collapse, trench, unsecured
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition   0 5
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1343630.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Spotter FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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