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Accident: 201404985 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Raised Bucket On Machine

Accident: 201404985 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 02/26/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12717420902/26/20011799Dynamic Debris Removal
Employee #1 died when he was crushed by the raised bucket on a machine. While cleaning the operator station of the skid steer equipment, Employee #1 overrode all the safety devices of the machine. He stepped in between the raised bucket, and the body of the machine activated the bucket. Employee #1 was immediately killed when he was crushed by the bucket.
Keywords: asphyxiated, crushed, bucket elevator
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127174209 Fatality Asphyxia Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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