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Accident: 89093.015 - Employee Caught Between Stationary Door Frame And Moving Whe

Accident: 89093.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 09/29/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1180629.01509/29/2016Mirra Co., Inc.
At 4:45 p.m. on September 29, 2016, an employee was attempting to back out a Cat erpillar wheeled excavator out from a maintenance garage bay when he apparently caught his head between the stationary garage overhead door structure and the wh eeled excavator he was operating. Preliminary witness statements indicate that i t appears the employee was attempting to stop an outside mirror from striking th e garage bay door when the vehicle continued to move to the exterior, pinning hi m between the garage bay door structure and the cab of the excavator. The employ ee was killed from massive head trauma.
Keywords: caught in, construction vehicle, crushing, head, riding on equipment, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1180629.015 50 M Fatality Heavy equipment mechanics

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