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Accident: 126660.015 - Employee In Atv Is Struck By Excavator And Is Killed

Accident: 126660.015 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 05/04/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1475172.01505/04/2020Goodfellow Bros. Llc

At 11:45 a.m. on May 4, 2020, Employee #1 and a Coworker, employed by a construc tion company, were working at a heavy construction project. Employee #1, wishin g to speak with his coworker, drove a Polaris General 1000 ATV and parked it 10 to 15 feet from a moving Hitachi ZX350LC-6N excavator being operated by the cowo rker. The coworker was unable to stop the excavator due to a spray can that had become jammed behind the left travel lever and accelerator pedal. The excavato r struck and ran over the ATV's driver side. Employee #1 sustained crushing inj uries and was killed.

Keywords: atv, accelerator pedal, construction, construction vehicle, crushed, excavator, jammed, run over, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Other   0 0 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1475172.015 52 M Fatality FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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