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Accident: 42259.015 - Employee Is Struck By A Front End Loader And Is Killed

Accident: 42259.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 03/12/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
895369.01503/13/2013Lucas Marine Acquisition Company, Llc
At 3:30 p.m. on March 12, 2013, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a marin e construction company, were working at a marine dock. Employee #1 had docked a boat. He was walking on site along a travel path also being used by a Komatsu front end loader operated by Coworker #1. The front end loader was being used t o load barges. Coworker #1 was driving in reverse after dumping a load when the front end loader struck Employee #1. The loader's back tire ran over Employee #1 from the knee area to mid chest, causing multiple fractures and crushing inju ries. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: backing up, chest, construction, construction vehicle, crushed, dock, front end loader, material handling, run over, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 0 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 895369.015 58 M Fatality Captains and other officers, fishing vessels FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)

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