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Accident: 570184 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Roller Compactor

Accident: 570184 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 07/02/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
248198407/03/19851611Bongi Cartage Inc
Employee #1 was operating a rider roller compactor when he fell from the operator's seat. He caught himself by grabbing onto the control, which then threw the roller into full reverse, dragging him across a busy highway and striking a curb, where he lost his grip and fell. Employee #1 was completely crushed and killed by the roller.
Keywords: highway, roller--const equip, control lever, equipment operator, struck against, construction, dragged, crushed, fall, unmanned
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2481984 Fatality Other Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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