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Accident: 113769.015 - Employee Is Buried In Trench Collapse And Asphyxiates

Accident: 113769.015 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 02/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1379740.01502/19/2019Jp Excavating, Inc
At 4:00 p.m. on February 18, 2019, an employee was standing near a trench when i t collapsed and he fell into it. The employee was crushed and asphyxiated when caught in the trench.
Keywords: asphyxiated, buried, collapse, crushed, trench
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition   0 10 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1379740.015 20 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe

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