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Accident: 170886667 - Employee Injured When Run Over By Asphalt Roller

Accident: 170886667 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/31/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11968373802/26/19971611Royal Seal
Employee #1 was using a small Bomag roller to flatten hot asphalt. It had run out of water, which was used to prevent the asphalt from sticking to the roller. Employee #1 put the vehicle in drive and walked along side it, kicking the asphalt from the front roller. He then climbed onto the front of the moving roller, placing one foot on the roller scrapper and using his other foot to kick off the asphalt. Employee #1 slipped, fell into the path of the roller, and was run over by both the front and rear rollers.
Keywords: roller--const equip, work rules, slip, construction, riding on equipment, hot asphalt, unmanned, run over, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119683738 Hospitalized injury Fracture Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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