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Accident: 201773421 - Employee Is Killed When Backhoe Tips To Side

Accident: 201773421 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 07/24/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31307447807/28/20091771Charles Mccarten & Son, Inc.
On July 24, 2009, Employee #1 was standing next to a building as a backhoe drove past and proceeded to drive over a curb. The backhoe began to tip to one side, causing the bucket to jerk. Employee #1 was caught between the building and the backhoe bucket. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: building, construction, caught between, backhoe, backhoe bucket, overturn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313074478 Fatality Other Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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