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Accident: 201044450 - Employee Is Injured By Ski Loader, Later Dies

Accident: 201044450 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 07/26/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31397617707/26/20101799Par-3 Landscape & Maintenance, Inc.
On July 26, 2010, Employee #1, of Par-3 Landscape and Maintenance, Incorporated, was replacing a tire for a skid steer loader and was standing between the bucket assembly and the loader. The key for the loader was still in place. He was reaching to deactivate the key and accidently hit the switch that activates the bucket. The bucket assembly retracted, pinning the employee between the assembly and the main frame of the loader. Emergency personnel cut the hydraulic lines and were able to free Employee #1. He was transported to the hospital for treatment, where he later died due to the injuries he sustained in the incident.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, pinned, caught between, skidder
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313976177 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Landscaping
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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