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Accident: 136059.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Backhoe Bucket

Accident: 136059.015 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 06/01/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1534617.01506/05/2021Peacock'S Pump & Repair, Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on June 1, 2021, an employee kneeled in front of a truck to fasten a chain to the front in preparation to pull it out of mud. At the same time, a c oworker operated a backhoe to back up to the truck and swung the bucket towards the truck, striking the employee and pinning the employee between the truck and the bucket. The employee received upper body trauma and was killed.
Keywords: backhoe bucket, blunt force trauma, caught between, chain, operating, pinned, struck by, torso, truck
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1534617.015 48 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause:

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