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Accident: 201203890 - Employee Is Killed By Asphalt Grinder

Accident: 201203890 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 03/05/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31177384003/06/20083272Morse Bros Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31177383203/05/20081611Hatch Western Co Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31177517504/28/20089621State Of Oregon Department Of Transportation
Employee #1 was operating an asphalt grinder on the edge of a paved road when the road gave way. Employee #1 was thrown free of the grinder. The grinder rolled down the embankment and crushed Employee #1.
Keywords: grinder, fall, unstable soil, construction, crushed, unstable surface, run over, asphalt
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 311773840 Occupation not reported FallDist:
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2 311773832 Fatality Other Machine operators, not specified FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during
3 311775175 Occupation not reported FallDist:
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Cause:
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