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Accident: 200785137 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By The Bucket Of Skidsteer

Accident: 200785137 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 11/18/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31417993811/19/20101771Sebastian Soto Concrete
On November18, 2010, Employee # 1, of Sebastian Soto Concrete, was operating a skid-steer loader. He had the bucket of the loader in an elevated position and reached out from the seat of the loader to retrieve a tool. When he reached for the tool, the bucket came down and struck Employee #1 is head and neck. Employee # 1 was trapped between the bucket and the loader frame. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, loader bucket, excavator, neck, struck by, mech malfunction, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314179938 Fatality Other Excavating and loading machine operators FallDist:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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