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Accident: 202600441 - Employee Struck By Moving Excavator

Accident: 202600441 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 05/22/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31414697806/01/20101623Preston Pipelines, Inc.
At approximately 7:10 a.m., on May 22, 2010, Employee #1 was retrieving his level from a company vehicle. The vehicle was parked next to an excavator moving material at the site. Employee #1 was opening or closing the door when the excavator moved the bucket caused the counter weight to make contact with Employee #1's upper body, and knocked him to the ground. Employee #1 was transported to the local hospital, and released the same day.
Keywords: excavator, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314146978 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Other

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