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Accident: 201700192 - Employee Injured In Cave-In Of Unshored Trench

Accident: 201700192 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 07/09/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12475843407/23/19974212Yuba Trucking Inc
At 2:30 p.m. on July 9, 1997, Employee #1 of Yuba Trucking, Inc. was injured while working in an unshored trench at milepost 13.5 on Highway 39, east of Merrill, Oregon. A partial cave-in of the nine foot trench resulted in a dislocated left hip and the strain of both NCL ligaments. Employee #1 was transported to Merle West Medical Center in Klamath Falls.
Keywords: trench, dislocated, cave-in, hip, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124758434 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Construction laborers

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