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Accident: 201101128 - Employee Killed When Excavator Rolled Over

Accident: 201101128 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 09/15/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12567215409/16/19991794Golden Bear Engineering, Inc.
This small employer was doing road remediation at a state park. Remediation means that the employer takes out the existing road and leaves the ground as near to natural as before the road was built. This is accomplished by using bulldozers and excavators to move soil. Employee #1 was working at the edge of a roadway with an excavator. The edge of the roadway collapsed causing the excavator to rollover the edge of the bank at the road edge. It appears the excavator rolled one time. Employee #1 was killed when he was ejected from the excavator.
Keywords: ejected, collapse, roll-over, construction, excavator
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Excavation, landfill Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125672154 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c.

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