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Accident: 202550885 - Worker Is Injured After Being Struck By Excavator

Accident: 202550885 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 08/21/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31316221609/17/20091611Griffith Company Incorporated
On August 21, 2009, Employee #1, of Griffith Company Incorporated, was working on a road-widening and bridge improvement project. While walking on the site he was struck by an excavator breaking several ribs and vertebrae. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: fracture, road grader, rib, excavator, struck by, bridge, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation $20,000,000 and over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313162216 Hospitalized injury Fracture Graders and sorters, except agricultural FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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