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Accident: 14292098 - Employee Fractures Leg When Pinned By Loose Conduit Section

Accident: 14292098 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 11/06/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11237936711/06/19911623Precon Construction Co.
On November 6, 1991, Employee #1 was digging underneath an existing 1-foot by 1-foot by 20-foot concrete conduit in an 8-foot excavation. An 8-foot section of the conduit broke loose from a manhole it was attached to and fell, pinning and fracturing Employee #1's right leg. The conduit was not shored or sloped to prevent collapse, nor was the excavation shored to prevent a cave-in.
Keywords: fracture, conduit, pinned, work rules, construction, shoring, struck by, sloping, falling object, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112379367 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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