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Accident: 201635273 - Employee'S Jaw Is Broken When Struck By Backhoe Bucket

Accident: 201635273 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 04/21/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30874767405/03/20051623Henkels & Mccoy Inc
On April 21, 2005, Employee #1's foreman had him enter an excavation to attach a short cable to the backhoe bucket. The foreman swung the bucket toward Employee #1 and lost control of the swing and struck Employee #1 in the head pinning him against the bank. The force of the impact to Employee #1's head fractured his jaw and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: excavation, fracture, crushed, struck by, face, lost control, backhoe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308747674 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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