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Accident: 201637485 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Boom

Accident: 201637485 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 01/08/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31169280001/08/20085093North Creek Recycling Llc
On January 8, 2008, Employee #1, a machine operator, was attempting to connect a chain to the bucket of a hydraulic excavator. The excavator operator's jacket caught the boom swing control, and Employee #1 was crushed between the excavator boom and the frame of a rock crusher. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: clothing, boom, pinned, rock crusher, control lever, crushed, excavator, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311692800 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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