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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200370955 - Employee Injured When Caught By Excavator Bucket

Accident: 200370955 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 06/07/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30242800806/07/20001794J & H Clearing & Grading Llc

Employee #1 was a pipe layer for a contractor that was installing a new storm drain line. The contractor needed to move a large trash container and decided to attach a chain to it and have an excavator pull it aside. Employee #1 was repositioning the chain on the excavator bucket when he became caught between the bucket and the thumb attachment on the bucket. He suffered a severely bruised right shoulder, but was not hospitalized.

Keywords: shoulder, construction, caught between, excavator, mech mat handling, backhoe bucket, contusion, inattention
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302428008 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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