Accident Report Detail
Accident: 98760.015 - Employee Is Struck And Injured By Excavator Bucket
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1235556.015||05/24/2017||The Dutra Group|
At 3:30 a.m. on May 23, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a marine construction and dredging company, were working at a shoreline development proje ct. Each worker was operating a CAT 349F excavator to offload dredging barges f rom a pier. The two excavators were approximately 15 to 20 feet apart, and they were being used to off load stockpiled material and move the material to a mutu al pile. The workers were swinging their excavator booms and buckets in opposin g directions. However, at the time of the incident, Coworker #1, after unloadin g his bucket, swung his excavator in such a way that it struck the cab of Employ ee #1's excavator. Employee #1 in the struck cab lost consciousness following t he collision. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported t o the hospital. He was admitted and treated for shoulder and neck pain attribut ed to cervical strain, abrasion to his head, and possible glass in his eyes.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Shoreline development, dam, reservoir||Maintenance or repair||$20,000,000 and over|
|1||1235556.015||42||M||Hospitalized injury||Operating engineers||FallDist: