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Accident: 14399539 - Employee In Trench Killed By Falling Shale

Accident: 14399539 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 04/08/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
218755704/08/19851623Weaver Construction Co
Employee #1 was checking the grade in the bottom of an 18 ft deep trench when a large piece of blue shale came off the side and pinned him to the bottom. He was killed.
Keywords: pinned, work rules, construction, trench, unstable soil, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2187557 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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