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Accident: 200534485 - Employee Is Killed When Excavator Tips Over

Accident: 200534485 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 08/22/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31587127708/25/20111623Kimmel Construction

On August 22, 2001, Employee #1 was sitting on the roadway next to the ditch on a mini excavator. Employee # 2 was shoveling in a hole. When Employee #2 looked up, he saw the excavator going down the ditch and starting to tip over. The machine tipped over with Employee #1 on board of the machine. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords: ditch, excavator, overturn
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315871277 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Other

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