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Accident: 200921278 - Employee Killed When Crushed By A Bulldozer

Accident: 200921278 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 11/12/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30681959011/12/20037353Carter Machinery Company, Inc.
On November 12, 2003, Employee #1 was performing diagnostic tests on the engine of a Caterpillar bulldozer, Model Number D5HXL, in the field. For some reason, he was crushed beneath the right side track of the bulldozer with the transmission engaged in second gear and the throttle idling on high. No witnesses observed the accident. Employee #1 was found dead after the bulldozer was observed in motion without an operator.
Keywords: maintenance, abdomen, repair, work rules, test equipment, caught between, crushed, struck by, bulldozer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306819590 Fatality Other Heavy equipment mechanics

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