Inspection: 1288571.015 - Michael Maceachern
Inspection Information - Office: Boston North
23 Nashua Ave.
Gloucester, MA 01930
14 Laurel Lane, Essex, MA 01929
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238910/Site Preparation Contractors
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 01/18/2018
Case Closed: 08/28/2019
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19260021 B02||07/17/2018||08/31/2018||$3,492||$3,880||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
At 9:30 a.m. in January 18, 2018, Employee #1 was assigned to use a Toro compact backhoe (model number: 23163) to begin the excavation of a basement at a reside ntial property. The employee was working alone, while his coworker and owner wh ere in route to the jobsite. As Employee #1 was digging in the north corner of t he basement, he became caught between the backhoe and an I-beams that had been s upporting the house. Employee #1's upper torso and neck were crushed, resulting in his death.
Keywords:backhoe, crushed, neck, torso