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Accident: 880393 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Earth Compacting Unit

Accident: 880393 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 10/05/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10712200410/12/19931611Morris, Inc.
Employee #1 was on foot, assisting heavy equipment operators at a highway construction project. He had stored his water container on the back of a tandem 13-wheel rubber-tired packer unit. He attempted to leap onto the back of the packer to retrieve his water container while the packer was moving. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell between the two packer units. The rear packer ran over Employee #1, who died at the scene of the accident.
Keywords: dirt tamper, work rules, construction, earthmoving equip, riding on equipment, fall, lost balance, run over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107122004 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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