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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1483065.015 - 62877 - Aspen Builders Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky


Inspection Nr: 1483065.015
Report ID: 0452110
Date Opened: 07/10/2020

Site Address:
62877 - Aspen Builders Inc
North Copland Rd
Wolverine, KY 41339

Mailing Address:
2400 Ritter Dr, Glade Springs, WV 25832

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/12/2020


Case Closed: 12/29/2020

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1623462
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 127706.015
Event: 07/09/2020
Employee Is Killed In Dump Truck Incident

On July 9, 2020, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a construction company, were working at a construction project. Employee #1 was operating a Terex dump truck and hauling riprap rock to a riprap rock disposal ditch when his truck dro ve over a dirt mound in the disposal area and was no longer visible to other wor kers. When the truck was later found by coworkers, it had traveled approximatel y 100 feet past the dirt mound and into a valley below. Employee #1 was found a pproximately 50 feet away from the dirt mound, apparently ejected from the truck as the vehicle moved down into the valley. Emergency services were called and determined that Employee #1's neck had been broken. The county coroner declared Employee #1 dead at the work site.

Keywords:construction, construction vehicle, descending, dump truck, ejected, equipment operator, fracture, landscaper, material handling, neck, powered industrial vehicle, rock, truck driver

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1483065.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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