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Accident: 200642809 - Backhoe Crushes Employee

Accident: 200642809 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 12/31/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30664182012/31/20031611Allen Contracting, Inc.
Employee #1 was placing a hand-held concrete saw into the rear of the cab of a rubber tired backhoe loader. Employee #1 placed it on the right bucket boom swing pedal, causing the boom to swing to the right, pinning him between the rear of the vehicle and the bucket boom. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: backhoe boom, pinned, foot control, backhoe, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306641820 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Cutting concrete pavement
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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