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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1356951.015 - United Rentals Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge


Inspection Nr: 1356951.015
Report ID: 0625700
Open Date: 10/30/2018

Site Address:
United Rentals Inc.
1485 Section 28d Road
Saint Martinville, LA 70582

Mailing Address:
100 First Stamford Place, Wilmington, DE 19808

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 532490/Other Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/30/2018


Close Case:04/05/2019

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1396155
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 110523.015
Event: 10/29/2018
Employee Is Crushed By Backhoe And Is Killed

At 6:00 p.m. on October 28, 2018, an employee was loading a 20 foot trailer with an aerial lift and wearing a harness. To make more room on the trailer, the em ployee started a backhoe that was already on the trailer. The employee then ste pped down from the operator's chair of the backhoe. The harness the employee wa s wearing got tangled with the control toggle and activated the backhoe shovel a rm. The arm moved and crushed the employee between the shovel arm and the out r igger of the backhoe. The employee was crushed and killed by the backhoe shovel arm.

Keywords:backhoe, crushed

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1356951.015 Fatality Driver-sales workers
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