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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 135626.015 Event: 04/28/2021Employee Receives Crushing Head Injury And Is Killed In Vehi
At 4:20 p.m. on April 28, 2021, an employee attempted to move an excavator (Kubo ta KX41-2V) to make room for the employee to move a Bobcat T595 to a pool constr uction site next to a residential home. The excavator was parked on a forty-degr ee incline and shortly after starting to move the excavator; it tipped over and ejected the employee, who did not wear the seatbelt. The excavator then landed o n top of the employee, the canopy of the cab caught the employee's head and pinn ed it to the ground. The employee was killed by crushing head injuries.
Keywords: caught between, crushed, crushing, ejected, excavator, head, pinned, roll-over, seat belt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1531169.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

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