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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 98547.015 - Employee Is Struck By Excavator, Incurs Chest Fracture

Accident: 98547.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 05/15/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1242372.01506/26/2017Ghilotti Bros, Inc

At 11:00 a.m. on May 15, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working on a road construction project. He was walking toward the rear of a small Bobcat excavator when the excavator unexpectedly swung and struck Employe e #1's shoulder. Employee #1 tripped on some rebar embedded in the ground along side a trench and fell backwards into the trench. Emergency services were calle d, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a chest fracture.

Keywords: chest, construction, construction vehicle, excavator, fall, fracture, rebar, struck by, trench, tripped
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other $50,000 to $250,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1242372.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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