Inspection: 310219548 - Kenmore Construction Co. Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Cleveland
Kenmore Construction Co. Inc.
Interstate 480 And 77
Independence, OH 44131
700 Home Ave., Akron, OH 44310
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 11/08/2006
Case Closed: 01/18/2007
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on July 24, 2006, Employee #1 was performing flagging duties at a designated work zone on a road construction site on I-480. The work zone was approximately 26 ft wide and a quarter of a mile long. It was protected by Jersey barriers on both sides. Orange barrels were positioned at the east end of the zone which was tapered where the trucks entered and exited the site. Employee #1 was standing adjacent to a Jersey barrier located at the entry of the work zone. She was wearing a high visibility safety vest, hard hat and safety glasses. She was using a flag to alert oncoming traffic and was killed when she was struck and run over by a dump truck backing into the work zone.
Keywords:back-up alarm, highway, flagman, dump truck, struck by, reflective vest, run over, backing up
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