TOT 5/16 Worker trapped under collapsing soil mass when doing sewage work on a terraced house (ENG version of TOT 1/16)
Note: TOT 5/16 is English version of TOT 1/16. (The worker) NN (59 years) was performing warranty work on the sewer pipes under a terraced house. He was removing fill dirt from under the slab footing, using a high-power vacuum cleaner. The resulting narrow and shallow excavation where NN was working collapsed due to the removal of the soil. NN was buried under the collapsing soil.