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Accident: 99072.015 - Worker In Trench Collapse Incurs Back Fractures

Accident: 99072.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 09/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1264305.01509/14/2017Williams Ditching, Llc
At 1:15 p.m. on September 8, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction trenc hing company, was working at the site of a multifamily residential community's s ewer replacement project. He was working from a trench box in a trench. As he exited the trench box, the earth collapsed around him. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and tr eated for fractured vertebrae in his back.
Keywords: cave-in, excavation, fracture, residential construction, sewer, structural collapse, trench, trench box, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 0 21
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1264305.015 45 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause:

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