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Accident: 119789.015 - Employee Is Killed When Sewer Line Excavation Collapses

Accident: 119789.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 09/12/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1430450.01509/12/2019Novak Nurseries Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on September 12, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction comp any, was working inside an excavation at the site of a new residential structure . He was installing a plastic sewer line when the sides of the excavation colla psed. Employee #1 was fully engulfed in the cave-in and was killed.
Keywords: cave-in, engulfed, excavation, installing, pipeline, residential construction, sewer, structural collapse, trench
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1430450.015 38 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause:

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