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Accident: 113133.015 - Employee'S Legs Are Fractured When Caught In Excavator

Accident: 113133.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 12/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1367737.01512/27/2018Hoffman Bros., Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on December 19, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a water and sewer li ne construction company, was observing equipment operations to verify that an ex cavator, CAT 314E, was being properly repaired. The employee was caught between the blade and the bucket of the excavator. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of fractures to bo th legs and other complications.
Keywords: blade, bucket , caught between, caught in, construction, excavator, fracture, leg, loader, repair
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1367737.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause:

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