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Accident: 170064620 - Employee Killed In Fall When Bulldozer Falls Through Roof

Accident: 170064620 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 12/23/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10811835712/24/19901521J.D.'S Sand & Gravel, Inc. Dba Mariposa Constructi
At 12:15 p.m. on December 12, 1990, Employee #1 was moving dirt with a bulldozer to cover an underground home. He was operating the bulldozer atop the structure when the roof collapsed and the bulldozer to fell into the building. Employee #1 was buried under 3 ft of dirt for approximately 10 minutes. He died at 12:25 p.m. on December 13, 1991.
Keywords: roof collapse, construction, unstable surface, fall, bulldozer, buried
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108118357 Fatality Asphyxia Grader, dozer and scraper operators

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