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Ken Holland, an employee of T.H.E. Construction, was part of a crew that was laying sewer pipe in an excavation approximately 18 feet deep. Although both state and federal occupational safety and health regulations required the walls of the trench to be supported to protect against cave-ins, company management decided that it would be sufficient to protect only the top 8 feet with a trench box.

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