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Accident: 109911.015 - Employee Incurs Compression And Contusion Injuries To Hip An

Accident: 109911.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1344652.01509/04/2018L&E Construction Llc
At 2:45 p.m. on September 4, 2018, an employee was working in an approximately t wenty foot long by six foot deep by two foot wide trench dug parallel with an ex isting waterline. The employee was in the trench manually removing dirt from the waterline with a shovel. The previously removed soil collapsed onto the employe e and buried the employee up to the hips. The employee was hospitalized for comp ression and contusion injuries to the hips and legs.
Keywords: buried, collapse, contusion, hip, leg, shovel, trench
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1344652.015 25 F Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe

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