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Accident: 201509965 - Employee Is Killed When Struck And Pinned By Equipment

Accident: 201509965 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 09/14/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31236143909/15/20101799Bond Blacktop, Inc
On September 14, 2010, Employee #1, of Bond Blacktop, Incorporated, was operating a seal coat machine. When he was spreading sealant material on a 10 degree incline, the engine stalled. This resulted in a loss of power to the hydraulic steering and braking system. It was believed, that Employee #1, jumped from the machine, having been unable to steer or brake the machine, and as it gained speed going downhill. Employee #1 then stood next to a 3,000 tank truck at the foot of the hill. However, the machine veered left and off the driveway and in the direction of Employee #1. It proceeded downhill approximately 296 ft, where it struck and pinned him between the equipment, which resulted in his death.
Keywords: brake, pinned, caught between, struck by, mech malfunction, steering
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312361439 Fatality Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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