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Accident: 202444683 - Employee Is Killed When Run Over By Dump Truck

Accident: 202444683 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/21/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30746101208/21/20061611Sim J. Harris,Inc

At 11:40 a.m. on August 21, 2006, Employee #1, a flagger with Sim J. Harris, Inc., was directing traffic away from a newly-paved road. For unknown reasons, he removed his vest, left his assigned place of work, and walked southbound on Palomar Street. A Kenworth Transfere Truck (Number 3169, California License Number 6A866675) backed over Employee #1 and killed him. The truck operator did not see Employee #1 as he was backing to unload asphalt into a paver machine.

Keywords: ppe, traffic control, dump truck, off loading, reflective vest, run over, communication, backing up, inattention, road paving
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307461012 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Cutting concrete pavement
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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