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Accident: 200775369 - Employee Is Crushed By Falling Metal Road Plate

Accident: 200775369 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 10/03/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31258945010/03/20081799Boston Power Crushing Corp.

On October 3, 2008, an employee was installing a large metal plate, to act as a debris shield, for a portable crushing machine. The plate was being lowered by an excavator and set into place. The plate fell on the employee, killing him.

Keywords: hoisting mechanism, construction, crushed, excavator, struck by, falling object
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Other $500,000 to $1,000,000 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312589450 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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