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Accident: 14197115 - Run Over By 621 Caterpillar Self-Propelled Scraper

Accident: 14197115 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 11/26/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1486529912/03/19841794Crouse Construction Co Inc
AT 8:35 AM ON 11-26-84 AN EQUIPMENT OPEATOR WAS OPERATING A SHEEPS-FOOT ROLLER, COMPACTING SOIL AT THE WEST END OF A 35 ACRE SITE. SCRAPERS WERE CUTTING THE HIGH SIDE OF A GRADE AND MOVING SOIL TO THE LOW SIDE, PRIOR TO CONSTRUCTION OF NEW SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING UNITS.THE OPERATOR DISMOUNTED THE ROLLER AND WALKED INTO THE PATH OF A 621 CATERPILLAR SELF-PROPELLED SCRAPER. THE OPERATOR OF THE SCRAPER STATED THAT HE WAS UNABLE TO STOP, AS THE SCRAPER HAD NO BRAKES, AND THE HORN WAS INOPERATIVE. THE SCRAPER STRUCK THE EMPLOYEE, KNOCKING HIM DOWN AND PINNING HIM UNDER THE SCRAPER TIRE. RESULTING IN MULTIPLE INJURIES. SCRAPER WAS STOPPED BY LOWERING PAN. SCRAPER BRAKES NOT OPERABLE. SCRAPER HORN NOT OPERABLE.
Keywords: horn, scraper, brake, equipment operator, self-propelled
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14865299 Hospitalized injury Fracture Grader, dozer and scraper operators

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