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Accident: 202081303 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Excavator

Accident: 202081303 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 02/27/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31639920302/28/20121794A & A Grading And Hauling, Inc.
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on February 27, 2012, Employee #1 and Employee # 2 was manually loading a twenty foot fifteen inch diameter section of plastic drainage pipe through the cab of a Kubota 161-3 mini excavator with the motor running and parking brake not engaged. Employee #1 accidently hit the forward lever causing the excavator to move forward and crushing Employee # 2 right leg and abdomen between the excavator tracks and the floor of the trailer.
Keywords: drain pipe, excavator, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316399203 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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