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Accident: 200782621 - Employee Struck And Killed By Backhoe

Accident: 200782621 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 11/07/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30546354911/08/20021542Archer Western Contractors
Employee #1 was walking passed the excavator and crossing the tracks of the backhoe. The backhoe operator moved the tracks toward Employee #1 while he had the cab of the backhoe turned where he could not see Employee #1 and drove over him. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: obstructed view, construction, struck by, backhoe, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305463549 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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