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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 132462.015 Event: 01/14/2021Employee Dies In Trench Collapse
At 12:00 p.m. on January 14, 2021, an employee worked in a trench to assist a co worker who was testing the soil. At some point, the trench collapsed behind the employee who, was buried up to the waist. The employee later died from their inj uries after rescue from the trench.
Keywords: buried, collapse, hip, trench, unstable soil
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1510383.015 Fatality Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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