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Accident: 97151.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Backhoe

Accident: 97151.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 07/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1247020.01507/14/2017K.M.Davis Contracting Co, Inc
At 1:15 p.m. on July 13, 2017, an employee was using a sign to control traffic, as one of the lanes was closed, with his back to the equipment. The backhoe was knocked into gear and the operator was unable to reach the brakes. The front bucket hit the employee. He was spun around and then run over by the right front wheel of the backhoe. The employee was killed.
Keywords: struck by, flagger, run over, backhoe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Alteration or rehabilitation   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1247020.015 62 M Fatality Other FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing underground plumbing conduit
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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