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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202674842 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Excavator

Accident: 202674842 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 04/24/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31652231704/25/20131794Geraldo Vargas Herrera

At approximately 1:00 p.m. on April 24, 2013, Employee #1 was operating an excavator. While the excavator was running, he exited the cab and was crushed between the boom arm and the frame of the cab and died.

Keywords: backhoe boom, caught between, excavator
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other Under $50,000 1 8 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316522317 Fatality Other Excavating and loading machine operators FallDist:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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