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Accident: 135304.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Front-End Loader Bucket Whi

Accident: 135304.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 04/22/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1528712.01504/30/2021Jemison Maritime, Llc
At 7:30 a.m. on April 22, 2021, an employee attempted to perform repairs to a hy draulic hose on a front-end loader. The employee raised the bucket of the loader to access the hose, but did not use the safety mechanism (kickstand) to prevent the bucket from dropping if the loader lost hydraulic pressure. The employee be gan repairs when the bucket dropped due to a loss of hydraulic pressure and caug ht the employee's head between the bucket and the loader. The employee received crushing injuries to the skull and was killed.
Keywords: bucket , crushing, falling object, front end loader, hydraulic line, lockout, pinned, repair, skull, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Shoreline development, dam, reservoir Maintenance or repair   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1528712.015 45 M Fatality Crane Operator FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Seawall construction, riprap placement
FatCause:

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