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Accident: 14531214 - Construction Employee Injured In Trench Collapse

Accident: 14531214 -- Report ID: 0112300 -- Event Date: 08/04/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1792255008/07/19871623Alegria Construction, Inc.
ON AUGUST 4, 1987, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WORKING INSIDE A TRENCH IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET DEEP. THE TRENCH WAS INADEQUATELY SLOPED AND WAS NOT SHORED OR BRACED. A LARGE PORTION OF ONE OF THE SIDES COLLAPSED, CRUSHING EMPLOYEE #1 AGAINST THE OPPOSITE WALL. HE WAS BURIED UP TO HIS WAIST. HE WAS REMOVED FROM THE TRENCH AND TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH CHEST, RIB AND PELVIC DAMAGE.
Keywords: chest, collapse, construction, trench, crushed, pelvis, rib, shoring, sloping
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17922550 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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