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Worker Killed by Sand Avalanche While Operating Heavy Equipment

An avalanche of sand killed a construction worker operating a wheel loader in Plymouth, Mass.

June 30, 2015

An avalanche of sand killed a construction worker operating a wheel loader in Plymouth, Mass., WCVB reports (see the video here).

The worker was killed when sand covered the front-end wheel loader that he was operating for P.A. Landers, a construction contractor.

OSHA is investigating the death. 

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