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Accident: 202355129 - Employee Injured When Pinned By Screed Of Paving Machine

Accident: 202355129 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 06/09/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30788074006/09/20041629Charles J. Miller, Inc.
On June 9, 2004, Employee #1 was operating a paving machine to pave an area in front of two aircraft hangers. As he attempted to maneuver around and assist coworkers fill an area that the screed portion of the paver could not get into, he climbed around the end of the screed and got his shirt caught on an exposed switch that controls the extension and retraction of the screed. The screed extended and pinned him against the end of the dividing wall, between the two hanger doors. Employee #1 was transported a hospital and treated for bruises to the lower abdomen.
Keywords: abdomen, hand control, pinned, construction, caught between, abrasion, contusion, road paving
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307880740 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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