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Accident: 201632247 - Employee Pinned Between Wall And Sotrm Drain Inlet Box

Accident: 201632247 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 11/19/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30494774011/21/20011794Northwest Earthmovers Inc
Employee #1 was guiding a storm drain inlet box into an excavation suspended from a track-hoe. One of the manhole picker inserts slipped out of the picking hole onto the concrete box. This caused the box to fall onto the Employee #1, pinning him between the excavation wall and the box. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: excavation, pinned, trench, manhole
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304947740 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing culverts and incidental drainage
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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