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Accident: 103708.015 - Employee Is Injured When Loader Falls Into Excavation

Accident: 103708.015 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 03/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1300422.01503/07/2018Terra Engineering & Construction Corp
At 12:00 p.m. on March 3, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a heavy construction co mpany, was operating a T250 Bobcat Skid Steer Loader at the site of a commercial building construction. It was an early phase of construction, when the company was installing H-Pile beams for a foundation. Employee #1 was backfilling soil into the excavation when the ground under the skid steer collapsed, and the veh icle fell into the excavation. Employee #1 was pinned between an H-Pile beam an d the skid steer. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transport ed to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to his right thig hbone and right wrist.
Keywords: beam, caught between, collapse, construction, construction vehicle, excavation, fracture, leg, unguarded, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1300422.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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