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Accident: 14466320 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Two Scrapers

Accident: 14466320 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 04/24/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10070126704/24/19871799Boriak & Sons, Inc.

Employee #1 and two coworkers were preparing two scrapers for the day's operations. They were required to fuel and service the scrapers at the beginning of each work day, while simultaneously warming up the engines. One coworker was on scraper #803 putting the motor plate back in place when suddenly the scraper lunged forward. At that moment, Employee #1 and the other coworker were walking between the two vehicles. Employee #1 was crushed between the scrapers and killed.

Keywords: maintenance, scraper, vehicle in gear, brake, work rules, construction, earthmoving equip, caught between, crushed

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100701267 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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