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Accident: 14217269 - Employee Fractures Leg In Trench Cave-In

Accident: 14217269 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 09/13/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1462100709/13/19841623James L Fann Contracting Inc
Employee #1 was in a ten-foot-nine-inch-deep trench attempting to join a pipe to an existing pipe. The trench wall caved-in pushing the pipe against the opposite wall and pinning Employee #1's leg between the pipe and the wall. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a fracture.
Keywords: fracture, wall, pinned, trench, pipe, cave-in, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14621007 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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