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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 15060965 - State Of Oregon Highway Division

Inspection Information - Office: Or Safety 2-Salem

Nr: 15060965Report ID: 1054113Open Date: 08/17/1984

State Of Oregon Highway Division
Oregon Hwy 20 35 Miles East Of
Sweet Home, OR 97386
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1610
Mailing: Po Box 14030, Salem, OR 97310

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/22/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:08/22/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14568711Event: 08/16/1984Employee Crushed And Killed When Loader Overturns
Employee #1 was operating a loader during a routine highway maintenance operation. He apparently steered the vehicle onto the highway shoulder to accomodate a passing motor vehicle. The soft shoulder could not support the loader and it overturned. Employee #1 tried to jump from the overturning vehicle, but he was pinned underneath it. Employee #1 was crushed and killed.
Keywords: vehicle, pinned, work rules, equipment operator, construction, earthmoving equip, crushed, unstable soil, highway shoulder, overturn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15060965 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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