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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200925048 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Excavator Bucket

Accident: 200925048 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 11/28/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31170059511/28/20071623City Of Chesapeake Virginia

On November 28, 2007, Employee #1 was directed to disconnect a 3/8 in. chain sling that was wrapped around a section of 18 in. diameter concrete pipe that had been transported by a compact excavator. He was removing the chain sling from the excavator bucket when he was struck by the bucket and crushed between it nad its hydraulic thumb. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords: work rules, construction, earthmoving equip, caught between, crushed, excavator, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311700595 Fatality Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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