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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1356951.015 - United Rentals Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 1356951.015Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 10/30/2018

United Rentals Inc.
1485 Section 28d Road
Saint Martinville, LA 70582
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 532490/Other Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
Mailing: 100 First Stamford Place, Wilmington, DE 19808

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/30/2018
Close Case:04/05/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1396155    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 110523.015Event: 10/29/2018Employee Is Crushed By Backhoe And Is Killed
At 6:00 p.m. on October 28, 2018, an employee was loading a 20 foot trailer with an aerial lift and wearing a harness. To make more room on the trailer, the employee started a backhoe that was already on the trailer. The employee then stepped down from the operator's chair of the backhoe. The harness the employee was wearing got tangled with the control toggle and activated the backhoe shovel arm. The arm moved and crushed the employee between the shovel arm and the out rigger of the backhoe. The employee was crushed and killed by the backhoe shovel arm.
Keywords: backhoe, crushed
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1356951.015 Fatality Other Driver-sales workers

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