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Accident: 130353.015 - Employee In Road Work Zone Is Struck And Killed By Grader

Accident: 130353.015 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 10/09/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1497463.01510/09/2020Webber, Llc
At 7:45 p.m. on October 9, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a road construction company, were working on a noisy highway paving project where emplo yees and equipment were in close proximity. Employee #1, a new and untrained em ployee, was acting as a traffic control spotter for the first time. He was spot ting belly dump trucks coming into the work zone with loads of crushed concrete road base. The coworker was operating a road grader. Employee #1 had his back turned to the road grader when the grader struck and ran over Employee #1. Empl oyee #1 was killed.
Keywords: construction, construction vehicle, dump truck, highway work zone, noise, road grader, road paving, run over, struck by, traffic control, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition   0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1497463.015 21 M Fatality FallDist:
Cause: Traffic protection

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