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Accident Summary Nr: 133782.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Struck By Excavator

Accident Summary Nr: 133782.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 02/28/2021
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
1517883.01503/01/2021321219West Fraser Timber Company, Ltd

Abstract: At 5:20 p.m. on February 28, 2021, an employee was using a firehose to wash down an area beneath conveyor belts. The employee was standing between two I-beam po sts in an aisle under an inclined conveyor belt. A coworker operating a loader/ excavator headed into the aisle and struck the employee, killing him.

Keywords: aisle, bucket , cleaning, contusion, conveyor, equipment operator, excavator, face, fracture, head, hose, laceration, loader, material handling, poor visibility, shoulder, skull, struck by, tire, torso

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury
1 1517883.015 34 M Fatality

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