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Accident: 106087.015 - Employee Is Struck By Felled Tree Branch And Pelvis Is Fract

Accident: 106087.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 05/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1319730.01505/18/2018Latex Construction Company
At 10:00 a.m. on May 15, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an oil and gas pipeline construction company, was acting as spotter during a site clearing operation along the right of way in a wetland area. He was struck in the hip/pelvis area by a felled tree branch being moved by a Caterpillar 330 excavator. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured pelvis.
Keywords: pelvis, tree limb, construction, fracture, hip, excavator, clearance, tree felling, pipeline, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1319730.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Fracture FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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