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Accident: 202343356 - Employee Injured In Fall Into Tranch

Accident: 202343356 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 04/22/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30555070904/22/20031711Linthicum Plumbing & Drain Cleaning Inc
Employee #1 suffered a broken left leg and a fractured vertebra when the wall of the trench on which he was standing collapsed causing him to fall into the trench which was 7 ft. 4 in. deep. He was installing a replacement sewer line from a house.
Keywords: fracture, collapse, trench, fall, vertebra, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305550709 Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing underground plumbing conduit
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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