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Accident: 201856234 - Employee Killed When Thrown From Overturned Backhoe

Accident: 201856234 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 04/05/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30428847504/05/20021623Gregory Piping Co., Inc.
On April 5, 2002, Employee #1 was operating a Case front end backhoe. The backhoe turned over. Employee #1 was thrown out of the cab, and the overhead canopy landed on him. He died at the scene. Apparently, he was not wearing a seatbelt because the seatbelt was found bent back and tucked under the plastic frame.
Keywords: crushed, backhoe, overturn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304288475 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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