Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 14262679 - Employee Killed When Struck By Asphalt Paver
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|18613828||06/07/1985||1611||0||Murray Co., Inc.|
Abstract: Employee #1 was a member of a crew that had finished paving the north side of a street and was backing down the 10- to 15-percent grade to pave the south side. Employee #1 and a coworker were riding on the back of the paver when it jumped out of gear and the brakes failed. Employee #1 either fell or jumped off, lost his balance, and was struck by the paver. He was killed. The master cylinders for the brakes were both empty; the brakes and brake fluid had not been checked on a weekly basis in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||18613828||Fatality||Cut/Laceration||Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators|