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Inspection: 305896805 - Carl Bartels, Jr. Dba Carl Bartels Construction

Inspection Information - Office: Peoria

Nr: 305896805Report ID: 0524500Open Date: 12/03/2004

Carl Bartels, Jr. Dba Carl Bartels Construction
404 Beardsley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1771/Concrete Work
NAICS: 238110/Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
Mailing: 6057 Old State Road, Mattoon, IL 61938

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:No Insp/Other Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/16/2004
Emphasis: S:Construction FatalitiesClose Case:12/16/2004

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200271310Event: 12/02/2004Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Bucket On A Bob Cat
At approximately 3:43 p.m. on December 2, 2004, an employee was in the process of using a Bobcat to place pea gravel in a crawlspace of a new single-family. He home noticed a hydraulic hose line had ruptured. The employee was working under the raised bucket full of pea gravel on the Bobcat. The Employee was trying to repair the ruptured hydraulic hose line by loosening another hydraulic hose line with a wrench to move it out of the way to repair the ruptured hose line. When the employee loosened the hydraulic hose line in the front, the bucket full of pea gravel slowly fell on the employee, crushing him between the cab and the bucket of the Bobcat. The employee was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: wrench, hose, rupture, crushed, fall, crawl space
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305896805 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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