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Accident: 102114.015 - Employee Is Killed When Dump Truck Overturns

Accident: 102114.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 01/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1287072.01501/10/2018New Berlin Grading, Inc
At 8:00 a.m. on January 10, 2018, a truck driver had just finished unloading mat erials from his dump truck. As the employee was driving back to the excavation a rea to receive another load of material, he inadvertently drove off the haulage road, resulting in the dump truck overturning. The employee suffered a severe la ceration to his head and became trapped inside the cab of the truck, which colla psed. The employee's died from mechanical asphyxiation when the cab collapsed an d forced his head into his chest.
Keywords: collapse, dump truck, embankment, roll-over, truck driver
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Excavation, landfill New project or new addition   0 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1287072.015 57 M Fatality Equipment Operator: Heavy FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause:

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