Trench collapse while repairing sewer line to home. Two men lost.

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Terry

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On Monday of this week in Shoreline Washington, two men were lost while attempting to repair a sewer line to a private home. The trench wasn't properly supported from collapsing. The recovery of the men's bodies was done on Wednesday July 6, 2022

 

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Would love to know the forensic details of how the trench shoring came to collapse.
My son went to Shoreline Jr. College for his CNC machinist training. And he then moved to Marysville, so your mention of Tulalip last week brings back fond memories of our trips to visit and meals at the casino.
 

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Almost certainly didn't follow safe work practice , but no pleasure in bringing that up hopefully I'm either wrong or that we all follow standards and look out for each other.
I had a background of machining pretty much my entire 20s I took some CNC training but only had a minor exposure to it , before jumping into plumbing.
 

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From a video

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And yes, it buried him.
 
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