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Accident: 102500.015 - Employee Is Buried Under Falling Load And Legs Are Broken

Accident: 102500.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 01/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1289950.01501/25/2018A&M Concrete & Construction, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on January 22, 2018, Employee #1 and Coworkers #1 and #2, employed by a construction company, were handling materials delivered to a multiemployer construction site. Coworker #1, the driver of a 1998 Ford 9000 delivery truck, was on the truck's trailer with materials loaded onto skids (load platforms). E mployee #1 and Coworker #2, the foreman, were receiving and attempting to offloa d the materials from the truck. They were using a SkyTrak Model 6036, Style Num ber 25699 Telehandler with boom and forks to lift the skids off the trailer. As Coworker #2 lifted a skid with the telehandler, the skid fell off the forks and buried Employee #1, who was on the opposite side of the trailer. Coworker #2 e xtracted Employee #1 from under the pile and transported him to the hospital. E mployee #1 was admitted and treated for fractures to both legs.
Keywords: aerial lift, buried, construction, construction vehicle, delivery work, falling object, fracture, leg, material handling, platform
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1289950.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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