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Accident: 133089.015 - Employee Is Struck On Head By Pitman Arm/Jaw And Dies

Accident: 133089.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 02/05/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1513730.01502/05/2021Las Vegas Paving Corp
At 12:30 p.m. on February 5, 2021, an employee loosened the bolts on the center wedge of a moving jaw on a Jaw Crusher (Make: Pioneer, Model Number 4248, Seria l Number 723871) to clear a jam. The moving Pitman arm/jaw released, struck, and pinned the employee's head to the frame of the equipment. The employee died on the way to the hospital due to blunt force trauma to the head.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, crusher, frame, head, jammed, jaw, pinned, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1513730.015 42 M Fatality Construction laborers

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