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Accident: 14568711 - Employee Crushed And Killed When Loader Overturns

Accident: 14568711 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 08/16/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1506096508/17/19841610State Of Oregon Highway Division
Employee #1 was operating a loader during a routine highway maintenance operation. He apparently steered the vehicle onto the highway shoulder to accomodate a passing motor vehicle. The soft shoulder could not support the loader and it overturned. Employee #1 tried to jump from the overturning vehicle, but he was pinned underneath it. Employee #1 was crushed and killed.
Keywords: vehicle, pinned, work rules, equipment operator, construction, earthmoving equip, crushed, unstable soil, highway shoulder, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15060965 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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