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Accident: 123463.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Backhoe

Accident: 123463.015 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 01/21/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1458510.01501/23/2020Milky Way Dairy, Llc
At 10:00 a.m. on January 21, 2020, Employee #1 was waiting for dirt to be poured into a drain pit. A coworker was operating the backhoe. The coworker lost tra ction of the backhoe and slid into the excavation site, striking Employee #1 wit h the bucket of the backhoe. Employee #1 was decapitated and killed.
Keywords: backhoe, backhoe bucket, decapitated, excavation, head, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1458510.015 37 M Fatality Farm workers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause:

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