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Accident: 109658.015 - Employee Falls Into Trench, Injures Leg And Ankle

Accident: 109658.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 07/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337832.01508/10/2018Sturgeon Electric California, Llc
At 10:38 a.m. on July 26, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services company, was engaged in trenching and installing conduit piping at a multiemploy er construction project, an excavation landfill. He was walking backward and di recting a dump truck that was backing up when he tripped on a protruding trench plate nail. Employee #1 fell into the trench. He was treated for a right tibia contusion and a right ankle strain. The employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: ankle, conduit, construction, contusion, dump truck, excavation, fall, fall protection, installing, landfill, leg, nail, pipe, sprain, tibia, trench, tripped, unguarded, walking backward
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Excavation, landfill Other  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1337832.015 27 M Non Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause:

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