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Accident: 200625531 - Worker Is Killed When Asphalt Roller Overturns

Accident: 200625531 -- Report ID: 0454732 -- Event Date: 08/26/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31366422908/27/20091611Dekalb County-Highway
On August 26, 2009, Employee #1, of Dekalb County-Highway, was rolling asphalt. While operating the asphalt roller, the roller overturned and he fell from the roller. Employee #1 sustained only a cut lip from the overturned roller but was dead at the scene. No further information was provided.
Keywords: roller--const equip, construction, asphalt, overturn, road paving
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313664229 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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