Accident Report Detail
Accident: 201210309 - Worker Is Crushed While Operating Excavator
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|314633736||09/09/2013||5093||Scrap Metal Recycling Inc|
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on September 6, 2013, Employee #1, a 34-year-old male with Scrap Metal Recycling Inc., was working in the Scrap Metal Recycling facilities yard, operating a Volvo model MC70B compact excavator for moving, lading and piling scrap metal. Employee #1 leaned over the front controls and his torso went outside the safety cage of the machine. The bucket of the excavator was in a raised position. When Employee #1 leaned over the controls, the bucket was actuated and came down. As the bucket descended, Employee #1 was pinched between the bucket and the frame of the machine. Employee #1 died at the scene from unspecified crushing injuries.
|1||314633736||Fatality||Other||Occupation not reported|