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Inspection: 120293691 - Sanitary District No. 1

Inspection Information - Office: Ca American Canyon District Office

Nr: 120293691Report ID: 0950615Open Date: 10/26/1995

Sanitary District No. 1
500 Oak Avenue
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9631/Regulation and Administration of Communications, Electric, Gas, and Other Utilities
Mailing: 2000 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur, CA 94939

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/26/1995
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:11/01/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362135246    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170380174Event: 10/23/1995Employee'S Feet Lacerated When Pinned By Truck
Employee #1, a sanitary district inspector assigned to inspect the quality of work at a site, was assisting in guiding a two-axle Ford 7000 dump truck around a coned-off, unstable, 6 by 12 by 1 in. thick steel street plate. The plate was covering a 7 by 7 ft manhole excavation, 4 ft deep with an appurtenant uphill sewer trench. The trench and manhole excavation were running up the center of a one lane road. The truck attempted to maneuver around the unstable plate and slid into the excavation, pinning the employee's feet between the truck and the tipped, unstable plate. He sustained deep lacerations to his feet.
Keywords: clearance, excavation, manhole cover, pinned, laceration, dump truck, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120293691 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction inspectors

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