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Accident: 565275 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Road Grader

Accident: 565275 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 03/23/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10757073103/25/19931611Dirtco, Inc.

Employee #1 had started his Galion road grader and left it idling in gear to let the engine and transmission oils warm up. While the machine was idling, he started to climb down from the machine. As he did this he apparently slipped and hit the accelerator pedal, causing the engine to speed up. As the machine started forward, Employee #1 fell in front of the left front rear wheel and was run over. He suffered massive internal injuries and was pronounced dead at the Ashley County Hospital, Crossett, AR.

Keywords: vehicle in gear, brake, work rules, slip, struck against, construction, road grader, fall, run over

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107570731 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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