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Accident: 170064950 - Employee Struck And Killed By Land Scraper

Accident: 170064950 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 06/21/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11560995006/21/19941629Borderland Construction Co. Inc.
On the morning of June 21, 1994, Employee #1 was working as a grade checker and was guiding a blade operator who was leveling ground pads on a housing project. At the same time, the operator of a self-propelled scraper had been instructed to pick up windrow on #47 and #48 pads. Employee #1 was standing on the scraper's driver's side. As the scraper backed up to pick up the windrow, it struck and crushed Employee #1. He died instantly.
Keywords: back-up alarm, scraper, work rules, construction, crushed, struck by, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115609950 Fatality Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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