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Accident: 54226.015 - Employee Is Ejected In Track Hoe Roll-Over And Is Killed

Accident: 54226.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 10/08/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
943310.01510/08/2013Con-Site Services, Inc.
At 7:00 a.m. on October 8, 2013, Employee #1, a track hoe operator, was operatin g a Komatsu Track Hoe, moving four felled trees to a burn pile. The employee bac ked into an unleveled area, which caused the track hoe to become unbalanced and fell down the hill. The employee was ejected from the track hoe and became trapp ed under it. Employee #1 was crushed and killed.
Keywords: crushed, ejected, powered industrial vehicle, roll-over, tree, tree felling, unstable position, unstable surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 943310.015 41 M Fatality Supervisors and proprietors, sales occupations

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