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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 138492.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Knuckle Boom

Accident: 138492.015 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 07/19/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1543426.01507/19/2021Bob'S Equipment Llc

At 10:30 a.m. on July 19, 2021, an employee was working on the hydraulic system for a knuckle boom that was above him. The employee loosened three of the four b olts on the hydraulic inner boom cylinder load holding valve with his ratchet to ol and was beginning to loosen the fourth bolt when the overhead crane's boom st ruck him and pinned him to the equipment. The employee died from his injuries.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, crushed, falling object, hydraulic cylinder, maintenance, pinned, struck by, truck boom

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1543426.015 28 M Fatality Heavy equipment mechanics

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