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Accident: 201362720 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Backhoe

Accident: 201362720 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 08/01/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30877161708/01/20062048Central Industries, Inc.
On August 1, 2006, Employee #1, a backhoe operator, was using a backhoe to travel to a parts shop to buy water. When he arrived, he exited the machine, but did not turn off the engine. He purchased a 5-gallon water container and placed it within the backhoe cab. The container contacted a petal activating the backhoe arm. The arm struck and pinned him against the machine, killing.
Keywords: machine operator, struck by, backhoe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308771617 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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