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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1366688.015 - Archer Western Construction, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 3

Nr: 1366688.015Report ID: 0352430Open Date: 12/17/2018

Archer Western Construction, Llc
8201 Eastern Avenuenull
Baltimore, MD 21224
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237110/Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: 13454 Sunrise Valley Drivesuite 400, Herndon, VA 20171

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/13/2019
Emphasis: N:Trench, S:CrshstrkClose Case:05/13/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 112146.015Event: 12/17/2018Employee Is Pinned Against Trench Wall By Excavator Bucket A
At 12:15 p.m. on December 17, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker were hand shoveli ng mud and muck into the bucket of an excavator. The operator of the excavator would then lift the bucket out of the trench to empty it under the direction of the foreman. The operator of the excavator was walking off site to take his lun ch break. The foreman asked the operator if he could move the bucket back some. The operator got back into the excavator and began to operate the excavator. When the operator moved the bucket, it pinned the employee who was down in the t rench against the side wall of the trench. The employee suffered internal injur ies to his abdomen and was killed.
Keywords: abdomen, excavator, pinned, struck by, trench
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1366688.015 Fatality Carpenter

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