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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14506455 - Front End Loader Rolled Over

Accident: 14506455 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 09/05/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
151742409/05/19840211Monfort Of Colorado Inc
AT APPROXIMATELY 7:00 AM ON SEPTEMBER 5, 1984, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS DRIVING A MODEL 980B CATERPILLAR ARTICULATED FRONT END LOADER, SERIAL NUMBER 89P723. HE WAS DRIVING UP A RAMP BETWEEN TWO 100 FEET WIDE BY 900 FEET LONG SILAGE PITS. HE LOST CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND WENT ABOUT 20 FEET DOWN THE RAMP AND INTO THE EAST SILAGE PIT, LANDING UPSIDE DOWN. EMPLOYEE #1 DIED AT THE SCENE. HE SUFFOCATED BECAUSE OF THE CRUSHING PRESSURE TO HIS CHEST. THE FRONT END LOADER WAS NOT PROVIDED WITH A ROPS OR SEAT BELT.
Keywords: chest, front end loader, suffocated, agriculture, roll-over, rops, crushed, seat belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1517424 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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