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Accident: 200611572 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Bulldozer

Accident: 200611572 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 10/13/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30456338010/14/20030191Eastern Slope Farms
At approximately 3:00 p.m. Employee #1 was operating a John Deere bulldozer, Model Number JD 450 packing silage. Employee #1 worked at the farm all his life, and packed the silage for over 20 years. Employee #1 got too close to the edge of the 15 ft. pile causing the silage to cave inward. The bulldozer rolled over crushing Employee #1 to death. Employee #1 was working alone, and was found by a driver hauling silage to the site.
Keywords: roll-over, equipment operator, farm machinery, crushed, industrial truck, bulldozer, cave-in, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304563380 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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