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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 656397 - Employee'S Leg Injured When Pinned By Excavator

Accident: 656397 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 07/18/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11354626107/19/20001794Site, Inc.

Employee #1 was measuring the inside of a newly poured foundation wall while standing at the wall's exterior. An excavator was backfilling at the same time, and Employee #1's leg accidentally became pinned between the concrete foundation wall and the crawler's track. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization.

Keywords: pinned, construction, earthmoving equip, caught between, excavator, mech mat handling, inattention, leg
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 20

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 113546261 Hospitalized injury Other Supervisors, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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