Publications

Investigation report : worker fatally injured in trench collapse

Description

Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the transportation, communication and utilities sector that occurred in April 2015. A labourer working for a landscaping company was in a trench connecting a new sewer line from the municipality’s drainage system to a residential site under construction. While the labourer was in the trench, the south wall of the trench collapsed trapping and fatally injuring the labourer.

Updated

January 29, 2018

Tags
landscaping occupational fatalities transportation communication and utilities sector workplace fatalities workplace fatality investigations workplace fatality reports

Title and publication information

Type
Report
Extent

8 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Creator
Labour
Publisher

Labour

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Edmonton

Start Date

2015-04-28

End Date

2015-04-28

Resource Dates

Date Created

2018-01-29

Date Added

2018-05-29T19:53:33.898243

Date Modified

2018-01-29

Date Issued

2018-05-28

Audience information

Identifiers

Local Identifier

F-OHS-089744-EB544

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Occupational Health and Safety. Investigation Unit

Contact Email

whs@gov.ab.ca