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Accident: 201371069 - Employee Is Caught Between Truck And Excavator And Later Die

Accident: 201371069 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 07/18/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30792118907/18/20061794Linde Enterprises Inc

Employees were using a Bobcat excavator to open a 34-in. deep excavation across a city street. The operator was looking at his work and a witness was walking on the sidewalk, toward the area. Employee #1 was behind the excavator, according to witnesses. Employee #1 was the driver of the dump truck. Witnesses reported Employee #1 was attempting to walk between a Bobcat Model Number 341 excavator and a dump truck when the Bobcat superstructure rotated, pinning Employee #1 between the Bobcat and the dump truck. The space between the Bobcat superstructure and the truck was 2 in. at that point. Employee #1 sustained crushing internal injuries and was taken to the hospital where he died on July 27, 2006.

Keywords: caught between, crushed, truck, excavator, inattention
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other $50,000 to $250,000 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307921189 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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