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Accident: 118002.015 - Employee Is Killed When Trench Wall Collapses

Accident: 118002.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 07/03/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1415782.01507/03/2019Kenneth Leon
At 6:41 p.m. on July 3, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, w as working at the site of a multifamily residential structure. He was digging i nside a 10-foot deep trench and looking for the sewer line. The trench was not shored or otherwise secured. The west wall of the trench collapsed, burying Emp loyee #1. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: buried, cave-in, collapse, excavation, residential construction, struck by, structural collapse, trench, unsecured
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1415782.015 30 M Fatality Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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