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Accident: 200462638 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed In Street Sweeper Hopper Door

Accident: 200462638 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 07/05/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31514165507/05/20111611Bay State Sweeping & Construction Corporation
On July 5, 2011, Employee # 1 was crushed when the hydraulically operated hopper closed on him. Employee # 1 was found with his left arm on top of the sweeper body and his right arm on the conveyor belt and his head sticking out of the closing surfaces of the hopper.
Keywords: hopper door, crushed
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315141655 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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