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Accident: 53329.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Overturned Heavy Machinery

Accident: 53329.015 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 10/10/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
943234.01510/11/2013Sun Construction, Inc.
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on October 10, 2013, Employee #1 was operating a Cat erpillar vibratory compactor. He was compacting road material. Employee #1 drove the road compactor without wearing his seat belt. As the compactor moved toward s an edge, the heavy machinery overturned. Employee #1 suffered crushing injurie s from the overturned equipment, including a fractured skull when the machine st ruck his head that killed him.
Keywords: construction vehicle, crushing, powered industrial vehicle, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Maintenance or repair $500,000 to $1,000,000 0 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 943234.015 58 M Fatality Equipment Operator: Heavy FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause:

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