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Accident: 201750742 - Employee Killed After Getting Caught Between Trucks

Accident: 201750742 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 02/06/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30362708702/06/20021611Counties Corporation
On February 6, 2002, an employee of Counties Corporation, was caught between the bucket of a backhoe and the rear end of a dump truck when the backhoe was being loaded onto a trailer for transport. The backhoe was stopped on the trailer when the operator engaged the PTO to lower the rear bucket. The backhoe lurched forward pinning the deceased between the front bucket of the backhoe and the tailgate of the dump truck. The employee died of bruises, contusions and abrasions.
Keywords: caught between, dump truck, backhoe, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair $250,000 to $500,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303627087 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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