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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 305155863 - Alliance Contractors, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Naperville


Inspection Nr: 305155863
Report ID: 0521400
Date Opened: 09/09/2002

Site Address:
Alliance Contractors, Inc.
Route 30 West Of Route 47
Aurora, IL 60542

Mailing Address:
1166 Lake Avenue, Woodstock, IL 60098

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/04/2002


Case Closed: 11/18/2002

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100820562

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200821726
Event: 09/09/2002
Employee Is Killed When Run Over By Concrete Truck

On September 9, 2002, Employee #1 was part of a crew that was pouring concrete for a taxiway at the Aurora, IL airport. He had stretched a string across the taxiway to insure that the concrete would be poured to the proper depth. As he rewound the string, Employee #1 walked in front of a stationary concrete truck that was waiting to pour a load of concrete into a bridge machine. The truck driver saw Employee #1 pass in front of his truck, but he was then distracted by a coworker who was asking for his load ticket. When the driver returned his gaze forward, he no longer saw Employee #1. The driver waited for approximately two minutes and still saw no sign of the employee. When the bridge machine started to move, the driver began to move in low gear. He felt a bump and coworkers started yelling for him to back up. When he did, he saw Employee #1 on the ground. He had been run over and killed. For some reason, Employee #1 had been kneeling in front of the right front wheel of the truck, out of the driver's sight.

Keywords:concrete truck, obstructed view, work rules, construction, truck, struck by, run over, communication, concrete, inattention

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305155863 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
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