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Inspection: 126764968 - West Jordan City Public Works

Inspection Information - Office: Utah

Nr: 126764968Report ID: 0854910Open Date: 11/19/1996

West Jordan City Public Works
8100 South 1850 West
West Jordan, UT 84088
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
Mailing: 8030 South 400 West, West Jordan, UT 84088

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/20/1996
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:11/20/1996
Emphasis: N:Trench

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 171054703Event: 11/19/1996Employee Injured While Being Lowered Into Trench Box
Employee #1, age 18, of the West Jordan City maintenance department, and two coworkers, of Speck Construction, Inc., were riding a 72 in. manhole cone that was being lowered into a trench box by a backhoe. The men were riding the cone to give it some balance, which it needed because it was missing a chain and bracket. The manhole cone titled while it was being lowered, pinning Employee #1 between a support chain and the cement manhole wall. He sustained multiple serious injuries, for which he was hospitalized. (For information on injuries to the coworkers, see ID # 171054695)
Keywords: chain, wall, pinned, work rules, construction, trench, hoist, riding on equipment, manhole, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126764968 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Construction trades, n.e.c.

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