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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170871123 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Excavator Bucket

Accident: 170871123 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/21/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12573790808/22/20011623Foster Construction

Employee #1, working for Foster Construction, was walking between a John Deere excavator and the embankment when the excavator's bucket was swung around, pinning Employee #1 to the embankment. Employee #1 died of his injuries.

Keywords: embankment, pinned, crushed, excavator
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 2 20 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125737908 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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