Accident Report Detail
Accident: 95493.015 - Foreman Is Struck By Excavator Bucket And Incurs Rib Fractur
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|1232075.015||05/10/2017||Cruz Contractors Llc|
At 8:30 a.m. on May 9, 2017, Employee #1, a foreman, and Coworker #1, both emplo yed by a heavy construction company, were working at an excavation site for a 60 -inch diameter water main installation. Employee #1 was directing work at the s ite from his position on the ground. Coworker #1 was operating an excavator. T he excavator lifted the trench box out of the trench. The excavator bucket shif ted and struck Employee #1, who was pinned between the trench box and the bucket . Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospit al. He was admitted and treated for fractured ribs.
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