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Accident: 200922490 - Employee Is Run Over By Excavator And Is Killed

Accident: 200922490 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 03/23/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31433992003/23/20101623E.E. Lyons Construction Co., Inc.

On March 23, 2010, an employee, a foreman on the job site, was assisting a coworker establish a laser line from one manhole to another manhole, 119 feet apart. While holding a shovel as a reference marker, he was backed over by a Komatsu PC228USLC excavator, killing the employee.

Keywords: excavator, struck by, run over, motor vehicle
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 10 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314339920 Fatality Other Supervisors, material moving equipment operators FallDist:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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