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Accident: 200373173 - Employee Is Killed When Backhoe Overturns

Accident: 200373173 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 07/19/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30743757407/19/20047997Snee Farm Country Club
Employee #1 was operating a Case backhoe, Model Number 580L, at a golf country club. He was driving from a sand pile along the side service road toward the maintenance shed. While turning left onto the road bed, which was down a small incline, the backhoe overturned. He was thrown from the backhoe and the ROPS struck him in the middle of his back. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: ejected, equipment operator, rops, back, loader, struck by, lost control, backhoe, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307437574 Fatality Other Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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