Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 101822.015 - Employee Is Struck By Excavator And Is Killed
|Pipeline Systems, Inc.
Abstract: At 1:00 p.m. on December 28, 2017, an employee was standing outside his truck while putting on his personal protective equipment when he was caught between his truck and an excavator. The excavator was carrying a section of pipe up a hill and started to slide downhill at an angle going towards the employee's truck. The employee was struck by the pipeline before the excavator struck the truck and he fell to the ground. The employee was killed at the scene from crushing injuries.
|New project or new addition
|Nature of Injury
|Welders and cutters
|Distance of Fall: feet
Worker Height Above Ground/Floor: feet
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe