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Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 592378.015 - Sherwood Construction Co., Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Oklahoma City
Report ID: 0627700
Open Date: 08/23/2012
Sherwood Construction Co., Inc.
300 Block Of Compress Street Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Mailing: 4716 N. 193rd E. Avenue, Catoosa, OK 74015
Employee Is Struck And Killed By A Excavator Counterweight
At approximately 3:50 p.m. on August 23, 2012, an employee was securing highway girders on a trailer. An excavator was used to place the highway girders on the trailer. The body of the excavator swung to the left and rotated about 250 degre es while tracting backwards. Employee #1 was next to the trailer in the swing ra dius of the excavator counterweight, when he was struck, causing his head and ne ck area to slam into the rub rail of the trailer. Employee #1 was killed and sus tained lacerations and fractures to head and neck.
excavator, fracture, head, laceration, material handling, neck, struck by
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