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Accident: 200800753 - Backhoe Struck Gas Line During Excavation

Accident: 200800753 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 08/19/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30386900208/20/20021623G.M.S. Excavators, Inc.
A contractor was excavating on a city street when the backhoe being used on the job struck a gas line. The area was evacuated, and the gas was shut off. No employees were injured.
Keywords: flammable vapors, construction, gas, gas leak, backhoe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303869002 Occupation not reported

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