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Accident: 104511.015 - Employee Is Struck When Unsecured Load Falls From Backhoe

Accident: 104511.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/26/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1275707.01511/07/2017Tlm Petro Labor Force Inc
At 9:30 a.m. on October 26, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a con struction company, were engaged in the construction of a new gas station. They were using a John Deere backhoe loader, Identification Number 1TO310ELVGG297191, to unload sumps from a flatbed trailer into the backhoe's bucket. Coworker #1, Employee #1's supervisor, was operating the backhoe. As Coworker #1 lowered th e bucket, the sump, which was unsecured, fell out of the bucket and struck Emplo yee #1. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for injuries to his head, neck, and leg.
Keywords: backhoe bucket, construction, falling object, head, leg, neck, off loading, struck by, sump tank, unsecured
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1275707.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer

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