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Accident: 14339949 - Crushed By Overturned Highway Construction Roller

Accident: 14339949 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 09/23/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1499209309/26/19869621Nc Dot Road Oil Dept Div 11
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS DRIVING A SLOW MOVING RUBBER TIRED ROLLER/COMPACTOR FROM A COMPLETED JOB SITE TO A NEW CONSTRUCTION SITE. HE PULLED THE ROLLER OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROAD ONTO A WIDE SPOT TO PERMIT TRAFFIC TO PASS. WHEN THE EMPLOYEE PULLED BACK ONTO THE ROAD, FOR SOME REASON HE CONTINUED ACROSS THE ROAD AND OVER THE RIGHT SIDE, DOWN AN EMBANKMENT. THE ROLLER CAME TO REST ON ITS RIGHT SIDE WTH EMPLOYEE #1 PINNED UNDERNEATH. HE WAS ASPHYXIATED.
Keywords: embankment, highway, asphyxiated, roller--const equip, pinned, crushed, overturn, road paving
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14992093 Fatality Asphyxia Motor transportation occuputions n.e.c.

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