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Accident: 93563.015 - Worker Is Struck By Falling Skidder Bucket And Sustains Foot

Accident: 93563.015 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 02/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1214107.01502/28/2017Inter Contracting Corp

At 11:45 a.m. on February 7, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a co nstruction contractor, were engaged in excavation work at a sewer/water treatmen t plant. Employee #1 was changing the attachment from a skid steer as Coworker #1 operated the skid steer. Employee #1 disconnected hydraulic hoses and two le vers from the skid steer. Coworker #1 raised the skid steer bucket approximatel y 3 to 4 feet from street level and tried to loosen the bucket. The bucket fell and struck Employee #1's left foot. Emergency services were called, and Employ ee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractu red left foot.

Keywords: construction, construction vehicle, excavation, falling object, foot, fracture, material handling, powered industrial vehicle, skidder, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1214107.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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