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Accident: 201271236 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Roller And Ground

Accident: 201271236 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 06/18/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30343044106/18/20011629T & K Construction, Llc
On June 18, 2001, Employee #1, a 15-year-old Hispanic male, was operating a Caterpillar, pad-foot roller compactor, Model CP-563C. Employee #1 was standing on top of the roller portion of the compactor while the machine was stopped. Employee #1 began climbing into the front of the cab when he slipped and fell forward. The drive control lever was engaged by Employee #1 as he fell, causing the machine to go into the reverse direction. Employee fell between the roller and the cab. He was crushed between the roller and the ground, and was killed.
Keywords: roller--const equip, control lever, construction, crushed, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303430441 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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