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Accident: 116515.015 - Employee Is Injured When Trench Wall Collapses

Accident: 116515.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 11/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1367612.01511/29/2018Andrews Brother Concrete Inc
At 9:30 a.m. on November 29, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a concrete construct ion company, was working in an excavation at a depth of greater than 5 feet duri ng rehabilitation of a single-family residential property. During the drilling process, a portion of the side vertical wall of the trench collapsed and struck the employee. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital for t reatment of rib injuries. He remained hospitalized for approximately two weeks.
Keywords: buried, concrete, drill, excavation, fracture, rehabilitation, renovation, residential construction, rib, struck by, structural collapse, trench, undrgrd installation, unprotected, unsecured, unstable soil, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1367612.015 65 M Hospitalized injury Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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