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Accident: 111483.015 - Employee Fractures Leg In Trench Wall Collapse

Accident: 111483.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 11/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1363711.01512/03/2018Hartman & Smith Construction Co.
At 11:30 a.m. on November 28, 2018, an employee was installing a water main line in a trench. At some point, the trench wall collapsed onto the employee, who re ceived a leg fracture. The employee was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Keywords: collapse, excavation, fracture, installing, leg, trench, water pipe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Excavation, landfill New project or new addition   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1363711.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause:

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