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Accident: 200462489 - Employee Is Crushed When Wheel Loader Tips Over

Accident: 200462489 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 09/10/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31379459609/10/20097359Liddell Leasing Corporation
On September 10, 2009, Employee #1 was operating a Caterpillar wheel loader. He was lifting a bundle of rubber rings that were used to anchor highway cones. He was loading the rings into a rack truck. He picked up the rings with the left fork and backed up the wheel loader. The right rear wheel rode up on a pile of dirt which caused the loader to tip over. As the loader tipped over, Employee #1 tried to escape through the door of the enclosed cab, but he was killed when crushed by the loader.
Keywords: roll-over, rops, crushed, loader, overturn, wheel loader
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313794596 Fatality Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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