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Accident: 200263374 - Employee Crushed By Track Hoe

Accident: 200263374 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 02/14/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31136321202/15/20088713Christison Land Surveying, Inc.
The owner of a land surveying company was surveying a construction site for a fast-food restaurant. An employee was driving a track hoe in reverse. As he rotated the track hoe, the left track ran over and crushed the surveying company owner. The track hoe operator did not see the owner until the heavy equipment had already run over him. The owner suffered fatal crushing injuries from his feet to his upper chest.
Keywords: chest, construction, crushed, backhoe, backing up, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311363212 Fatality Other Surveying and mapping technicians

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