To elaborate a little further, photos on the local news last night showed a narrow drain trench with no evidence of temporary support leading to a manhole under construction.  Another sad day for all concerned, and for the industry as a whole.


Best wishes




Keith Gabriel

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Subject: Trench collapse death


Hello All,


For all those unaware of a recent death after a trench collape please see the attached.




David Entwisle


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