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Accident: 109371.015 - Employee, Caught Between Equipment, Incurs Crushing Injuries

Accident: 109371.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 09/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1348207.01509/21/2018Ocean Park Mechanical Inc.
At 2:15 p.m. on September 18, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a co nstruction company, were working at a heavy construction job site. Employee #1 was instructing his coworker in the operation of a Bobcat S590 Skid Loader. The coworker was in the operator's cab, and Employee #1 stood outside the cab and c onducted the training. When the loader's power was started, the forklift attach ment tilted toward the cab and struck Employee #1, crushing him between the hydr aulic hose housing and the forklift attachment. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he required treatment for a lacerated colon, four fractured ribs, and a fractured pelvis.
Keywords: caught between, construction, construction vehicle, crushed, forklift, fracture, hydraulic tool, laceration, loader, pelvis, powered industrial vehicle, rib, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition   4 40
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1348207.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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