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Accident: 201330743 - Employee Is Killed When Stuck By Tail Gate Door

Accident: 201330743 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 07/12/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30784348207/13/20041795Frederico Construction Co., Inc.

On July 12, 2004, Employee #1, of Federico Construction Company Inc., was Killed when he was struck by the rear swing gate of a demolition trailer. An excavator bucket was set inside the trailer. When the trailer pulled away, the excavator bucket caught on the door, causing the safety latch and chain to break and the door to swing open. Employee #1 was standing along side of the truck and was struck by the door.

Keywords: chain, safety latch, demolition, excavator, struck by, trailer, door
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2 20 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307843482 Fatality Other Excavating and loading machine operators FallDist:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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