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Accident: 14540579 - Employee Injures Back In Trench Cave-In

Accident: 14540579 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 11/25/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1811021311/25/19871623C. Spirito, Incorporated
Employee #1 was installing water pipe in an unshored 6 ft 8 in. deep trench. The side walls caved in and Employee #1 sustained serious back injuries.
Keywords: work rules, construction, trench, back, shoring, cave-in
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18110213 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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