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Accident: 14518211 - Employee Crushed When Vibrating Roller Overturned Onto Him

Accident: 14518211 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 10/01/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10178256310/07/19861611Panhandle Grading And Paving, Inc.
AT 12:55 PM ON OCTOBER 1, 1986, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS USING A VIBRATING ROLLER MACHINE TO COMPACT SOIL AT A CONSTRUCTION SITE. WHILE HE WAS MANUEVERING THE ROLLER ON THE 45 DEGREE SLOPE HE DROVE TOO CLOSE TO THE EDGE AND FLIPPED OVER. EMPLOYEE #1 JUMPED OFF THE MACHINE TO THE DOWNHILL SIDE, BUT WAS UNABLE TO AVOID THE ROLLER. IT FELL ON TOP OF HIM, CRUSHING HIM TO DEATH.
Keywords: roller--const equip, roll-over, rops, construction, vibrator, steep grade, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101782563 Fatality Other Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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