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Accident: 14497408 - Employee Killed When Thrown From Seat In Equipment Roll-Over

Accident: 14497408 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 11/10/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11035384411/15/19931623Robinson Mech Contr. Inc. Dba Robinson Constr. Co.
Employee #1 was operating a Caterpillar sheep foot vibratory soil compactor when he came too close to the edge of a 6 foot embankment. The machine rolled over on its left side and landed partly on the embankment and partly on the level ground. Employee #1 was apparently thrown from the driver's seat and was projected forward, hitting his body from the right chest to the pelvic area against the right top portion of the rops. Employee #1 suffered broken bones and massive internal injuries, and he died as a result of the injuries.
Keywords: chest, ejected, embankment, dirt tamper, uneven ground, roll-over, work rules, rops, construction, pelvis
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110353844 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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