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Accident: 97783.015 - Worker Is Struck By Backhoe Resulting In Fracture Of Leg And

Accident: 97783.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1251803.01507/31/2017Crossfire Llc
At 8:45 a.m. on July 28, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, and Coworker #1 were engaged in trenching work at a multiemployer pipeline const ruction project. Employee #1 was using a packing machine to pack dirt. Employe e #1 was struck by the tracks of a backhoe operated by Coworker #1. The backhoe was operating in reverse, and Coworker #1 did not have a visual of Employee #1. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospita l. He was admitted and treated for a fractured right leg and foot.
Keywords: backhoe, backing up, construction, foot, fracture, leg, pipeline, run over, struck by, trench
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1251803.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe

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