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Accident: 201520475 - Employee Killed When Bulldozer Rolls Over

Accident: 201520475 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 01/27/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12328511601/27/19991521J.J. Russo & Son Construction Inc.

Employee #1 was off-loading a bulldozer from a trailer at a construction site. Employee #1 backed the trailer up to the driveway with the left-side tires up on the curb and the right-side tires on the street. The ramps at the end of the trailer were down, and the machine was running. The bulldozer slid off the right side of the trailer landing on its left side. Employee #1 either fell off or was thrown out of the driver's seat and landed under the front area of the ROPS protection. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords: roll-over, rops, construction, crushed, off loading, bulldozer, trailer
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 123285116 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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