Accident Report Detail
Accident: 14416283 - Employee Killed When Struck By Earthmoving Equipment
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|106624240||02/21/1992||4953||Herzog Waste Management, Inc.|
Employee #1 was directing commercial traffic to the appropriate tipping areas of a city-owned, privately-contracted landfill operation. Employee #1 was struck by a Komatsu 155A bulldozer, equipment #5112. He suffered severe crushing injuries over his entire body, including the head, and was killed. The bulldozer was determined to have an inoperable back-up alarm. The operator had an obstructed view and there was no one present to signal when it was safe to operate in reverse.
|1||106624240||Fatality||Other||Occupation not reported|