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Accident: 170872410 - Two Employees Injured When Pinned By Excavator Bucket

Accident: 170872410 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 04/03/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11194472406/19/19971623Utah Pacific Construction
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on April 3, 1997, Employees #1 and #2, of Utah Pacific Construction, were using shovels to manually spread rock gravel inside a trench when the excavator bucket slid off the quick coupler pin and pinned both of them against the trench shield. Employee #1 sustained a serious hip injury and was taken to Northridge Hospital, where he was admitted for treatment. Employee #2 sustained bruises and was taken to Lancaster Community Hospital, where he was treated and released.
Keywords: unsecured, loader bucket, pinned, work rules, construction, earthmoving equip, trench, excavator, hip, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 111944724 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile
2 111944724 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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