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Accident: 202368262 - Employee Is Crushed By Backhoe Attachment And Is Killed

Accident: 202368262 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 03/01/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31411593203/01/20101731Christenson Electric Inc
On March 1, 2010, Employee #1 was operating a backhoe attachment on a Bobcat mini excavator to load it onto a trailer. He stood up to see over the backhoe attachment, which was not in a locked position, and his foot slipped off the controls. The backhoe attachment swung around, striking the employee, crushing him between it and another portion of the Bobcat. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: loading, slip, crushed, excavator, backhoe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314115932 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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