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Excavator Incidents, Construction

Because of their power and versatility, excavators are common on bigger projects of all types including construction, demolition, road work, forestry or agricultural work, and mining. All heavy equipment poses serious, and even potentially fatal, risks to equipment operators and other workers nearby on the jobsite. Review the details of the following four excavator fatality incidents along with the recommended safety guidance to understand why these tragic deaths were preventable.

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NIOSH FACE Report Excavator Incident 2013-05

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NIOSH In-house FACE Report Struck-by Excavator Incident 2001-09

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MA Case Report Mini-Excavator Incident 18MA001

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OR Case Report Maintenance Excavator Incident 08OR001

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Weeklysafety.com exclusive safety meeting topic that provides the details of excavator fatality incidents along with the recommended safety guidance to understand why these tragic deaths were preventable.

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