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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201281771 - Employee Is Killed By Skid Steer Loader

Accident: 201281771 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 06/26/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30783377206/27/20042951Mulliniks Recycling, Inc.
At approximately 6:30 p.m. on June 26, 2004, Employee #1, with Mulliniks Recycling, Inc., was working to recycle asphalt material for Baldwin Paving. He walked over to an area where a skid steer loader was operating to speak with the operator. Apparently, Employee #1 lost his balance and tripped. He then reached out onto the loader to catch his balance at the same time the operator was lowering the bucket. Employee #1's head became caught between the hydraulic cylinders on the machine. His carotid arteries were punctured and he was killed.
Keywords: hydraulic cylinder, caught between, tripped, neck, skidder, artery, lost balance, communication, puncture, road paving
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307833772 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

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