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Accident: 202126553 - Employee Is Struck By Drain Box, Is Pinned And Killed

Accident: 202126553 -- Report ID: 0627410 -- Event Date: 03/07/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30725011803/07/20081623C.F. Jordan, Lp
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on March 7, 2008, Employee #1 was struck-by and caught between a concrete storm water drain box and a trench wall. The 11-ft by 5-ft by 3.5-ft concrete box was suspended by a manned Trac-Hoe Volvo excavator and struck Employee #1 while installing the box in a "T" shaped 4.5-ft deep excavation. Employee #1 was struck within the radius swing of the excavator. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: excavation, pinned, construction, caught between, excavator, struck by, concrete block
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307250118 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Installing culverts and incidental drainage
FatCause: Lifting operations

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