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Accident: 170023121 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Bulldozer

Accident: 170023121 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 04/07/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10720580904/08/19934953R.W. Vogel, Inc.

Employee #1 was operating a Caterpillar D6H on a 3:1 incline. At the top of the slope, he got out of the machine without putting the blade down or resetting the brake. The bulldozer began to roll backward. Employee #1 fell onto the right track and was crushed to death by the bulldozer.

Keywords: brake, work rules, crushed, fall, unmanned, bulldozer, slope

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107205809 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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