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Accident: 129214.015 - Employee Is Killed When Pinned By Falling Mat

Accident: 129214.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 09/03/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1491309.01509/04/2020Snelson Companies Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on September 3, 2020, an employee was returning to his truck and wa lked between the truck and a stack of timber swamp/crane mats. The counterweight of a nearby excavator struck the top mat and caused the mat to fall onto the em ployee and pin the employee between the truck and the mat. The employee received severe crushing injuries to the chest and was killed.
Keywords: caught between, chest, crushing, falling object, pinned, truck
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Other   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1491309.015 49 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause:

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