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Accident: 123078.015 - Employee, Crushed Between Lift And Trencher, Is Killed

Accident: 123078.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 01/08/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1455021.01501/09/2020Jrh Electric Company Llc
At 8:20 a.m. on January 8, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker were moving equipment down an alley as part of a residential renovation project. Employee #1 was operating a Ditch Witch trencher and his coworker was operating an aerial lift behind Employee #1. The aerial lift rear-ended the trencher, and Employee #1 sustained internal crushing injuries and was killed.
Keywords: pinned, residential construction, equipment operator, crushed, struck by, torso, trench digger, aerial lift, caught between, repair
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   0 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1455021.015 52 M Fatality Fracture Electrical and electronic engineers FallDist:
FatCause: Lifting operations

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