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Accident: 105639.015 - Employee'S Foot Is Crushed By Skid Steer Backing Up

Accident: 105639.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 10/20/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1286488.01501/08/2018Capstone Construction Company Llc
At 3:20 p.m. on October 20, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a spe cialty construction company, were engaged in the installation of a geogrid at th e site of an underground storm water storage system. Employee #1 was kneeling d own and installing the fourth layer of the geogrid. Coworker #1 was operating a skid steer loader to smooth out the gravel. Coworker #1 put the skid steer int o reverse, and the vehicle backed up and rolled over Employee #1's left foot, cr ushing it. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to t he hospital. He was admitted and treated for left foot fractures that required surgery.
Keywords: backing up, construction, construction vehicle, crushed, foot, fracture, loader, material handling, storage area, tractor
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1286488.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Crushing and grinding machine operators FallDist:
Cause: Installing underground plumbing conduit

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