Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 115967.015 - Employee Is Caught Between Two 20-Yard Metal Container Bins

Accident: 115967.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 02/27/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1383920.01503/08/2019J.A. Placek Construction Co.
At 4:45 p.m. on February 27, 2019, an employee assisted a coworker operating a C aterpillar 420F Backhoe to excavate soil and place it into two 20-yard long meta l bins. The employee stood in between the two metal bins in a space approximatel y two to three feet wide while guiding the coworker to level the soil in one of the bins. At some point, the coworker inadvertently extended the boom of the bac khoe and struck the side of the bin, which rolled and caught the employee betwee n the bins. The employee received crushing injuries that resulted in a right hip fracture. The employee was hospitalized to treat the injuries.
Keywords: backhoe, caught between, crushed, excavation, fracture, guide, hip, metal container, trash bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1383920.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close