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Accident: 170380174 - Employee'S Feet Lacerated When Pinned By Truck

Accident: 170380174 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 10/23/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12029369110/26/19959631Sanitary District No. 1
Employee #1, a sanitary district inspector assigned to inspect the quality of work at a site, was assisting in guiding a two-axle Ford 7000 dump truck around a coned-off, unstable, 6 by 12 by 1 in. thick steel street plate. The plate was covering a 7 by 7 ft manhole excavation, 4 ft deep with an appurtenant uphill sewer trench. The trench and manhole excavation were running up the center of a one lane road. The truck attempted to maneuver around the unstable plate and slid into the excavation, pinning the employee's feet between the truck and the tipped, unstable plate. He sustained deep lacerations to his feet.
Keywords: clearance, excavation, manhole cover, pinned, laceration, dump truck, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120293691 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction inspectors

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