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Accident: 200621720 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Backhoe Arm And Bucket

Accident: 200621720 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 10/01/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30449987410/02/20011794Headrick Excavating Llc
Employee #1 was working alone and attempted to load a 13-ft long 8-in. in diameter sewer pipe onto a backhoe. Employee #1 either dropped or laid the pipe on the foot controls of the backhoe causing the back boom to swing around pinning him between the back outrigger and the back boom bucket of the backhoe. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: sewer, outrigger, boom, foot control, construction, caught between, pipe, backhoe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304499874 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Unloading-loading equipment/material (except by cr

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