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Accident: 201953411 - Employee Killed By Dislodged Steel Panel

Accident: 201953411 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 04/21/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30644746704/21/20031623Total Excavating,Llc.
Employee #1 was assisting in the installation of a waterline. A panel, part of an I-Con shoring system and was being removed from a tunnel by a back hoe following installation of the 36-inch water line. The panel was being slowly lifted using a jerking motion of the hoe. It got hung up on the side near where Employee #1 was standing. It became free and swung around striking Employee #1's head, killing him.
Keywords: head, steel, shoring, struck by, backhoe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306447467 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Lifting operations

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