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Accident: 115652.015 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Falling Excavator Bucket

Accident: 115652.015 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 04/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1395461.01504/23/2019Dahle Construction Llc
At 9:30 a.m. on April 22, 2019, an employee of a water and sewer line constructi on company was working at a residential site. He was in an excavation and stand ing inside a trench box when the bucket of an excavator fell off the excavator a nd landed on top of him. The employee was transported to the hospital for treat ment of traumatic head and back injuries.
Keywords: back, blunt force trauma, bucket , crushed, excavation, excavator, falling object, head, installing, pipe, residential construction, struck by, trench box
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1395461.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Pipelayer FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause:

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