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Accident: 138146.015 - Employee Is Killed When Run Over By Backing Dump Truck

Accident: 138146.015 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 08/12/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1547724.01508/13/2021Connecticut Traffic Control, Llc
At 1:45 p.m. on August 12, 2021, an employee was sitting on his cooler when he g ot up and ran towards the back of a backing truck. As the employee was running, he tripped and fell behind the wheel where the driver was not able to stop in ti me. The truck driver was reversing without a spotter and was not aware the emplo yee had run towards the back of his truck. After backing approximately 10 feet, the driver was waved down by a coworker and stopped the truck, unaware he had st ruck someone. The employee was crushed by the rear drivers side wheel and died d ue to severe organ and tissue damage and fractured bones.
Keywords: backing up, blind spot, crushed, dump truck, fall, run over, spotter , tripped
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair   0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1547724.015 69 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause:

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