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Accident: 200999977 - Employee While Excavating Is Caught In A Hill Slide, Dies

Accident: 200999977 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 11/30/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31654721511/30/20121794Tj Lambrecht Construction Inc.
On November 30, 2012, Employee #1 was in an excavation. The Superintendent saw the hill side slide as he approached the excavation and noticed the employee's truck and attempted to contact the employee by cell phone, after no answer the Superintendent made the assumption that the employee was in the excavation. Rescue workers were notified and a search ensued. Employee #1 was found in the trench nonresponsive. The employee was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: excavation, excavator
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316547215 Fatality Other Surveying and mapping technicians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Surveying
FatCause: Trench collapse

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