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Accident: 200821049 - Employee Killed When Struck By Backing Loader

Accident: 200821049 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 12/05/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30261205612/06/20001623Henkels & Mccoy, Inc
At approximately 8:45 a.m. on December 5, 2000, Employee #1 was part of a crew laying fiber-optic cable in a previously harvested corn field. He caught a ride on the step of a John Deere 310 SE backhoe/loader to retrieve a piece of equipment by the side of the road. The vehicle was backing up when he fell off and was crushed by the left front tire and then struck by the loader bucket. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: loader/backhoe, work rules, construction, earthmoving equip, riding on equipment, fall, mech mat handling, struck by, backhoe, backing up
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302612056 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Installing underground plumbing conduit
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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