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Accident: 170401111 - Employee Killed Jumping From Out-Of-Control Bulldozer

Accident: 170401111 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 06/21/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10988048406/22/19950762Bienvenido Hernandez

Employee #1 was operating a Case bulldozer with inoperable brakes. He was going down a grade and lost control of the bulldozer. Employee #1 tried to jump off, but fell under the bulldozer's steel treads, where he was found dead by a friend. Apparently, Employee #1 had previously had to run into trees to stop the bulldozer

Keywords: brake, inadequate maint, agriculture, work rules, equipment operator, equipment failure, bulldozer, lost control, run over, slope

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109880484 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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