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Young worker loses both legs to trenching machine, leading to fines, further investigation into Vancouver construction company


TUMWATER – A 16-year old boy was using a walk-behind trencher on a job site in La Center to dig a channel for fence posts this summer when he was dragged underneath the blade, causing injuries so severe that he lost both legs to amputation. 

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Twenty-two Washington heroes honored for saving lives on the job

TUMWATER This year's state Lifesaving Awards will honor Washington workers who performed CPR, saved someone from choking, recognized signs of a stroke and got help, and rescues someone from a car crash among other tales of commonplace heroism.

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