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Accident: 43084.015 - Machine Operator Is Struck And Killed When Machine Tips Over

Accident: 43084.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 04/08/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
899769.01504/09/2013Excel Utility Construction Inc.
At 5:00 p.m. on April 8, 2013, Employee #1, employed by a utility construction c ompany, was operating a horizontal earth boring machine at a job site. He was i n the process of removing the auger from the hole it had created when the auger jammed, causing the boring machine to tip over. Employee #1 was struck by the m achine, pinned down, and fatally crushed.
Keywords: auger, boring machine, construction, construction vehicle, crushed, crushing, earthmoving equip, jammed, pinned, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 899769.015 40 M Fatality Construction laborers

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