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Accident: 200460038 - Employee'S Son Killed When Brake Fails On Road Grader

Accident: 200460038 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 06/19/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11630595407/31/19963531Rochester Bituminous Products, Incorporated
Employee #1 was not an actual employee, but the 13-year-old son of the company's president. He was visiting a work site when the brake failed on a parked road grader. It rolled forward into Employee #1, who was crushed and killed. The unmanned grader was parked on an incline, and it was not chocked.
Keywords: chock, brake, work rules, earthmoving equip, road grader, equipment failure, crushed, struck by, unmanned, slope
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116305954 Fatality Dislocation Occupation not reported

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