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Accident: 200528529 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Excavator Bucket

Accident: 200528529 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 04/05/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30668247704/06/20041622Bloomfield Bridge And Culvert, Inc.

Employee #1 was standing on counterweights that had been set on the back of a crawler crane by an excavator. As additional counterweights were being placed, he became caught between the bucket of the excavator and the crane and was crushed and killed.

Keywords: chest, highway, construction, caught between, crushed, crane counterweight, excavator, fall protection, untrained, crane
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000 20 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306682477 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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