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Accident: 69791.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed When Tractor Overturned

Accident: 69791.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 09/23/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1004075.01509/23/2014Robert S Biscan & Company Inc
At approximately 2:15 p.m. on September 23, 2014, an employee was moving a loade r/backhoe equipped construction tractor to a pile of crushed limestone near the work area. The employee drove loader tractor over the angled side of the raised building pad. The tractor overturned as the tractor moved down the side of the pad. The body of the employee was caught between the ground and the overhead can opy (ROPS). The employee was crushed by the canopy of the loader and was killed.
Keywords: backhoe, construction vehicle, loader, material handling, overturn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1004075.015 58 M Fatality Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal

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