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Accident: 200830552 - Employee Killed When Struck By Backhoe Bucket

Accident: 200830552 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 09/21/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30353343409/23/20021771Ebro Restoration Corp.
Employee #1 was on a tubular welded-frame scaffold, directing a backhoe operator as a glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) panel was being lifted. The panel fell and the backhoe operator moved the backhoe bucket in an attempt to keep the panel from falling onto Employee #1. As he moved the bucket, it struck Employee #1's head and crushed it against the wall of the building killing him.
Keywords: fracture, head, construction, caught between, crushed, struck by, backhoe, backhoe bucket
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303533434 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Bituminous concrete placement
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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