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Accident: 201181674 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Backhoe

Accident: 201181674 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 06/09/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30089317906/12/20031623Shaw Pipeline, Inc.
At about 11:30 a.m. on June 9, 2003, Employee #1 and a foreman were working at a street construction site. While Employee #1 was standing very close to the backhoe in its blind spot, the foreman operating the backhoe swung its bucket, which hit Employee #1, who was then hospitalized at SF General Hospital for a lower leg fracture.
Keywords: fracture, construction, backhoe, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 3 36
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300893179 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Bituminous concrete placement
FatCause: Unloading-loading equipment/material (except by cr

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