Inspection: 315351999 - Russell Engineering, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ft. Lauderdale
Russell Engineering, Inc.
Sunrise, FL 33322
2530 Sw 36th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 06/30/2011
Case Closed: 07/01/2011
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on March 24, 2011, Employee #1, a 40-year-old male with Russell Engineering Inc., was picking up road debris from the shoulder side of the jersey barrier along the Florida's Turnpike northbound section in Sunrise, FL. As Employee #1 was performing his duties, he was struck and rolled over by a traffic roller. The traffic roller was being used by a paving company to smooth asphalt. The traffic roller was backing up from North to South. The operator did not see Employee #1 prior to and while backing up the roller. Employee #1 was wearing a traffic vest. The roller had a functional back up alarm. Employee #1 was killed in the event.
Keywords:back-up alarm, highway, roller--const equip, construction, road grader, crushed, struck by, run over, backing up
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