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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 116305954 - Rochester Bituminous Products, Incorporated

Inspection Information - Office: South Boston

Nr: 116305954Report ID: 0111400Open Date: 07/31/1996

Rochester Bituminous Products, Incorporated
83 Kings Highway
West Wareham, MA 02576
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3531/Construction Machinery and Equipment

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/31/1996
Close Case:07/31/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200460038Event: 06/19/1996Employee'S Son Killed When Brake Fails On Road Grader
Employee #1 was not an actual employee, but the 13-year-old son of the company's president. He was visiting a work site when the brake failed on a parked road grader. It rolled forward into Employee #1, who was crushed and killed. The unmanned grader was parked on an incline, and it was not chocked.
Keywords: chock, brake, work rules, earthmoving equip, road grader, equipment failure, crushed, struck by, unmanned, slope
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116305954 Fatality Dislocation Occupation not reported

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