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Accident: 201330537 - Employee Killed When Roller Overturns

Accident: 201330537 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 03/18/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30519127203/18/20021629Thomann Asphalt Paving Corp.
Employee #1 was operating a single-drum wheel-drive vibratory roller without a rollover protective structure (ROPS). The roller slid down a slope and overturned as it approached the bottom of the slope, landing on top of the operator and killing him.
Keywords: roll-over, rops, crushed, struck by, asphalt, overturn, road paving
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Excavation, landfill Alteration or rehabilitation $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305191272 Fatality Other Operating engineers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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