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Accident: 14353569 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Heavy Equipment

Accident: 14353569 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 05/05/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11013302205/07/19937692J. P. Welding, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11013303005/06/19934953Trail Ridge Landfill, Inc.
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on May 5, 1993, Employee #1 had been welding a bent brush rod on the shovel of a Caterpillar 826 compactor. Two coworkers were working under the compactor fixing a belly pan. Another coworker brought up the Caterpillar IT28 integrated tool carrier and placed it in front of the compactor to help Employee #1 bend the bar back in place. After he brought up the IT28 and lowered the bucket of this vehicle he shut off the engine and walked away from it. A fourth coworker got into the IT28, started it up, and activated its levers. Employee #1, who was standing on the bucket of the IT28 tool carrier, was pinned between the blade of the compactor and the bucket of the IT28 and killed.
Keywords: dirt tamper, work rules, inattention, pinned, caught between, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110133022 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported
2 110133030 Occupation Not Listed

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