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Accident: 202508628 - Employee Is Killed In Bulldozer Rollover

Accident: 202508628 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 08/29/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31432849308/29/20111629Blattner Energy, Inc.,
On August 29, 2011, Employee #1 was working as a bulldozer operator on a highway construction project. Employee #1 was operating a D9T Caterpillar Bulldozer and was cutting a roadway winding around a 200 foot tall hillside. Employee #1 was not wearing a seatbelt. The bulldozer rolled over, and Employee #1 was ejected from the cab. The bulldozer rolled over Employee #1, crushing and killing him.
Keywords: highway, roll-over, crushed, seat belt, bulldozer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314328493 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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