Inspection: 309672368 - R.B. Phelps Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 2
R.B. Phelps Inc.
235 Hanburry Road, East
Chesapeake, VA 23322
308 Saint Brides Road, East, Chesapeake, VA 23322
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 484110/ General Freight Trucking, Local
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 06/23/2006
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction
Case Closed: 04/16/2007
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On June 1, 2006, Employee #1 was performing flagging operations on a newly-constructed highway access ramp. A fully-loaded dump truck struck him, while it was backing up to dump its load. Employee #1 was run over and killed. The driver of the dump truck did not observe Employee #1 behind the truck. Employee #1 had been wearing all the required personal protective equipment, including a high-visibility traffic vest. The dump truck's audible back-up alarm and back-up lights were operational.
Keywords:back-up alarm, backing up, flagman, traffic control, dump truck, struck by, inattention, reflective vest, run over, communication
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