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Accident: 200823995 - Employee Is Crushed Between Door Overhead And Atv

Accident: 200823995 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 10/23/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31125358710/23/20085153Bureau Service Company Dba Ag View Fs, Inc.
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on October 23, 2008, Employee #1 was exiting a maintenance building through an overhead door that measured 13.5-ft by 23.5-ft, while operating an on site All-Terrain-Vehicle (ATV). The overhead door was controlled with three switches, two interior and one exterior, and was without a remote controller. The overhead door was not equipped with an auto-reverse device or a presence sensing device. Employee #1 was working alone and was found by a coworker pinned on the idling ATV under the overhead door approximately five minutes after he was last seen by other employees. First aid was administered until emergency personnel arrived. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: stop switch, ppe, machine operator, struck against, riding on equipment, crushed, door
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311253587 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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