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Accident: 201700887 - Employee Killed By Fall Off Asphalt Grinder

Accident: 201700887 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 07/21/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30330856307/26/20001611Goodfellow Brothers Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30330857107/28/20001611Klamath Pacific Corporation
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on July 21, 2000, Employee #1, of Klamath Pacific Corporation, was on the operator's platform of an asphalt grinding machine when he needed to insert a hose into the the water tank on top of the grinder. He stepped from the platform onto a 4-in. beam that supported the grinding drum, and apparently slipped from the beam. Employee #1 fell backward and struck the back of his head and shoulder on the pavement 7 ft. Employee #1 was transported to Lake District Hospital in Lakeview, OR and then airflighted to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, OR. He died 4 days later, killed by the fall.
Keywords: head, guardrail, slip, struck against, construction, fall, elevated work plat, asphalt
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 7 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303308563 Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause:
2 303308571 Fatality Fracture Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators FallDist:
FallHt:7
Cause: Cutting concrete pavement
FatCause: Fall from vehicle (vehicle/construction equipment)

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