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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 85362.015 - Excavator Operator Is Killed When Tree Falls

Accident: 85362.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 03/22/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1134267.01503/22/2016Southwest Transport Co.

At approximately 12:45 p.m. on March 22, 2016, an operator of an excavator was c learing trees and brush from a drainage ditch to level and install a drain pipe. A tree fell on the cab of the excavator he was driving. The operator sustained head injuries and was killed.

Keywords: crushed, excavator, falling object, head, struck by, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1134267.015 63 M Fatality Equipment Operator: Heavy

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