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Accident: 40476.015 - Employee Ejected From Dump Truck And Is Killed

Accident: 40476.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 02/07/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
877263.01502/08/2013Hammett Excavation Inc.

At 4:45 p.m. on February 7, 2014 an employee was operating a Komatsu, HM 400-2, articulated dump truck. After dumping a load of dirt, the employee was travelli ng on an un-improved road back to yard to secure vehicle for the day. A witness stated that the employee lost control of the vehicle. The employee was ejected from the cab and his head was reported to have been struck-by the left rear dump -bed along with the tire and wheels.

Keywords: construction vehicle, dump truck, dump truck bed, head, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Excavation, landfill Other $500,000 to $1,000,000 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 877263.015 20 M Fatality Excavating and loading machine operators FallDist: 9
Cause: Installing culverts and incidental drainage

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