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Accident: 82694.015 - Employee Strikes Head And Is Killed

Accident: 82694.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 01/28/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1121973.01502/01/2016Mobile Asphalt Company, Llc
At 10:30 a.m. on January 28, 2016, an employee was loading a small roller/compac tor onto a trailer (lowboy). The employee didn't have the machine positioned on the trailer straight and while attempting to correct the location of the roller, he over-compensated and caused the machine to roll over the edge of the trailer . The employee was not wearing a seatbelt, and had never loaded a roller onto a trailer prior to the accident. The employee was struck on the head as the mach ine fell. It is believed the employee's head struck the ground, or that he struc k the trailer when the roller fell from it, (this could not be determined). The employee was killed from the head injury.
Keywords: construction vehicle, fall, falling object, head, riding on equipment, roll-over, roller--mach/part, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1121973.015 57 M Fatality Rolling machine operators FallDist: 9
FallHt:9
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause:

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