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Accident: 14317499 - Employee Killed When Struck By Dump Truck

Accident: 14317499 -- Report ID: 0317300 -- Event Date: 12/18/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10965100012/19/19958711Site Blauvelt Engineers, Inc.
At 5:00 p.m., Employee #1, an inspector, was overseeing a paving job on Route 13. It was raining/sleeting and getting dark. He was walking down an unpaved lane toward a paving machine while a dump truck was backing up to the machine. The dump truck struck Employee #1, who died of multiple injuries to the head and abdomen. The truck did not have a back-up alarm and no one was directing its driver. There were no witnesses.
Keywords: back-up alarm, head, abdomen, signalman, work rules, dump truck, struck by, backing up, poor visibility
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109651000 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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