Accident Report Detail
Accident: 36436.015 - Employee Operating An Excavator Is Struck By Pipe And Is Kil
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|789921.015||12/17/2012||Precision Pipeline, Llc|
At approximately 6:35 p.m. on December 16, 2012, Employee #1 and a coworker, bot h operating Caterpillar excavators, were moving a 16 inch diameter pipe that was 150 foot long. They were moving it with both the excavators. While maneuvering, the excavators one end of the pipe swung forward and entered the cab of Employe e #1s excavator. Employee #1 was struck by the pipe in the chest and abdomen a nd was killed.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Pipeline||New project or new addition||$5,000,000 to $20,000,000||0||X|
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe