Accident Report Detail
Accident: 606129 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Vehicle And Utility Pole
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|102832565||11/17/1988||1623||Eastern Utility Construction Co.|
At approximately 9:45 a.m., Employee #1 signaled a coworker to back an Eastern 110 Reo Reach-All GI-type while Employee #1 remained in view through the left side-view mirror. The vehicle had traveled approximately 150 feet when the coworker attempted to move tree limbs that obstructed his view in the left side-view mirror. The view through the rear window was blocked by the lower boom assembly. The coworker kept backing up the vehicle as Employee #1 moved to the right rear side. At this time, two other employees were about 25 ft in front of the vehicle when they lost sight of Employee #1. The coworkers then saw Employee #1 run from behind the vehicle. He was crushed between a utility pole and the vehicle. Employee #1 died of blunt force injuries to his abdomen and chest.
|1||102832565||Fatality||Other||Occupation not reported|