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Accident: 200830867 - Employee Killed When Struck By Backhoe Bucket

Accident: 200830867 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 09/30/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30760404109/30/20041771Structural Improvements Corporation
A backhoe operator was removing a 3 ft by 2 ft by 1 ft concrete block with the bucket of the backhoe. The concrete block slipped and the bucket of the backhoe swung to the left, striking and killing Employee #1.
Keywords: construction, mech mat handling, struck by, concrete block, backhoe, backhoe bucket, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 15 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307604041 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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