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Accident: 200812766 - Backhoe Failure Causes Bucket To Strike Worker, Killing Him

Accident: 200812766 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 10/16/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31238643610/16/20081611Granite Construction Company
On October 16, 2008, equipment failure occurred at a new road construction site. The hydraulic line of a backhoe failed, and the backhoe's bucket fell, which struck a construction worker. The injury that resulted was an unspecified fracture, and the worker was killed.
Keywords: fracture, highway, construction, equipment failure, hydraulic line, struck by, falling object, backhoe, backhoe bucket
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312386436 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing culverts and incidental drainage
FatCause: Lifting operations

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