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Accident: 119527.015 - Employee In Trench Is Killed When Struck By Falling Shoring

Accident: 119527.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 08/29/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1428083.01508/29/2019Murray Plumbing And Heating Corporation
At 3:19 a.m. on August 29, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a plumbing company, was working at an amusement park. He was in a shored trench and installing a 40-foot long, 18-inch diameter carbon steel pipe when one end of the pipe struck a steel shore. The shore dislodged and fell onto Employee #1. The employee was killed.
Keywords: pipeline, construction, installing, falling object, water pipe, trench, struck by, shoring
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1428083.015 36 M Fatality Other Pipelayer

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