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Accident: 201482262 - Employee Killed When Struck By Loader Bucket

Accident: 201482262 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 05/18/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12583993605/18/19991623Mcelvany, Inc.
On May 18, 1999, Employee #1, a foreman for the general engineering contractor, was crushed by a bucket of a Cathead 930 Loader, when it rolled into an excavation, which was 3.5 ft deep, 12 ft long, and 6 ft wide. Employee #1 was killed. At the time of accident, Employee #1 was taking the lifting chains off the bucket that was attached to a concrete telephone duct splice box he was standing in.
Keywords: chain, excavation, duct, construction, crushed, cathead, loader, electrical splice, bucket elevator
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125839936 Fatality Other Supervisors, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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