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Accident: 201103702 - Employee Caught Between Trench Box And Manhole

Accident: 201103702 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 01/20/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12014723603/25/20031623W.M. Lyles Co.
On January 20, 2003, Employee #1 was down inside a trench box placing alignment pins. After placing two of the pins, he proceeded to exit the trench box. While exiting, the trench box moved, catching Employee #1 in between the trench box and an existing manhole. The trench box struck Employee #1, and he fractured his pelvis. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, trench box, caught between, pelvis, manhole
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120147236 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Other

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