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Accident: 14233936 - Employee Struck And Killed By Backing Dump Truck

Accident: 14233936 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 08/28/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10181966209/03/19861611Glover Construction, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WALKING EAST ON A SECTION OF ROAD WHICH WAS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. WHEN HE WAS BACKED OVER BY A C-65 DUMP TRUCK, LICENSE T532-411. THE TRUCK WAS OWNED AND OPERATED BY AN INDEPENDENT DRIVER. THE EMPLOYER HAD TWO SPOTTERS AT THE SITE. ONE WAS LOCATED AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE SITE. HE DIRECTED TRAFFIC AND ASSISTED THE DRIVERS IN GETTING INTO A BACKING POSITION. AFTER THE TRUCKS PASSED THE FIRST SPOTTER, THEY HAD TO BE BACKED 750 FEET WITHOUT A SPOTTER. WHEN THEY WERE WITHIN 150 FT OF THE LAY-DOWN AREA, THEY WOULD BE BACKED INTO THE DUMPING POSITION BY A SECOND SPOTTER. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED 425 FEET EAST OF THE SITE ENTRANCE.
Keywords: construction, crushed, dump truck, struck by, guide, run over, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101819662 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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