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Accident: 133753.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Pinned By Wheel Loader Boom

Accident: 133753.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 03/02/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1517531.01503/03/2021Petro'S Services, Llc
At 12:30 p.m. on March 2, 2021, an employee was working alone repairing a hydrau lic line leak on a 2000 Caterpillar 924 G Wheel Loader. The employee disconnecte d the hydraulic line on the Wheel Loader causing the main boom to lower, pinning the employee and causing blunt force trauma with chest compression killing him.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, boom, chest, hydraulic line, inexperience, loader, lockout, lockout/tagout, maintenance, mechanic, pinned, ppe, puncture, repair, training, wheel loader
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1517531.015 21 M Fatality Machinery maintenance occupations

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