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Accident: 129387.015 - Employee Is Struck By Loader, Later Dies

Accident: 129387.015 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 09/04/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1492208.01509/10/2020Copart Of Connecticut

At 1:50 p.m. on September 4, 2020, an employee was walking through the receiving area for vehicles picking up miscellaneous pieces of debris. The employee walke d in the path of a CAT 938M Wheel Loader with 15 foot forks as it was backing up . The loader operator had just picked up a car from the end of the lot and was b acking up to move it to a new location. The loader had a functioning back up cam era and a functioning back up alarm. The employee was run over by both right sid e tires of the loader and was hospitalized but died of his injuries.

Keywords: back-up alarm, backing up, crushed, run over, wheel loader

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1492208.015 63 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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