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Accident: 102318.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between An I-Beam And Excava

Accident: 102318.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 01/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1288571.01501/18/2018Michael Maceachern
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
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1288571.015 27 M Fatality FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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