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Accident: 170220792 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Front End Loader Bucket

Accident: 170220792 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 03/31/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11487390403/31/19932063Michigan Sugar Co
On March 31, 1993, Employee #1, of Michigan Sugar Co., was blocking a front end loader that was in an elevated position for repairs. He was standing between the front of the loader and the bucket carrier arms and cross member. The blocks were already in place. Employee #1 unintentionally activated the control that lowers the bucket and the cross brace, and was crushed against the loader. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fracture, front end loader, blocks, loader bucket, work rules, crushed, struck by, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114873904 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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