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Accident: 200742401 - Employee Is Killed When Engulfed In Excavation

Accident: 200742401 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 10/20/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31197479410/20/20081741Steven Fiske
On October 20, 2008, Employee #1, a construction worker, sustained asphyxia when engulfed in an unprotected excavation. He was killed.
Keywords: chest, excavation, asphyxiated, installing, construction, trench, trench digger, pipe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2 8 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311974794 Fatality Asphyxia Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Trench collapse

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