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Accident: 104756.015 - Employee Is Struck By Excavator Bucket And Fractures Leg

Accident: 104756.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 04/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1308943.01504/17/2018Teichert Construction

At 2:50 p.m. on April 12, 2018, Employee #1 and Coworker, employed by a construc tion company, were working at the site of a multifamily residential building pro ject. Employee #1 was inside a trench and guiding his coworker, who was operati ng an excavator. The excavator bucket fell on Employee #1's left leg. Emergenc y services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitte d, and treated for a leg fracture.

Keywords: excavation, excavator, falling object, fracture, leg, residential construction, struck by, trench
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   9

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1308943.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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