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Accident: 200775708 - Employee'S Foot Is Amputated When Struck By Excavator

Accident: 200775708 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 05/26/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31352097506/15/20091623Marois Brothers, Inc
On May 26, 2009, an employee was assisting an operator of an excavator. The operator in an attempt to assist the employee from reaching above his head to put the Marafi paper into the bucket, lowered the bucket onto the employee's foot causing severe damage to the foot. The foot was partially amputated due to the injuries sustained. The employee was hospitalized and treated for foot amputation.
Keywords: excavation, amputated, caught between, struck by, aerial lift, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 3 40
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313520975 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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