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Accident: 115058.015 - Employee Is Killed In Trench Collapse

Accident: 115058.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 04/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1390471.01504/02/2019Triple E Construction, Inc
At 11:30 a.m. on April 2, 2019, an employee stepped out of a trench box to lube a sewer pipe when a portion of the trench collapsed on top of the employee, asph yxiating him.
Keywords: asphyxiated, buried, collapse, trench
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1390471.015 53 M Fatality Pipelayer FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe

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