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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200830552 Event: 09/21/2002Employee Killed When Struck By Backhoe Bucket
Employee #1 was on a tubular welded-frame scaffold, directing a backhoe operator as a glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) panel was being lifted. The panel fell and the backhoe operator moved the backhoe bucket in an attempt to keep the panel from falling onto Employee #1. As he moved the bucket, it struck Employee #1's head and crushed it against the wall of the building killing him.
Keywords: fracture, head, construction, caught between, crushed, struck by, backhoe, backhoe bucket
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303533434 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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