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Accident: 14346233 - Employee Killed When Struck By Backing Dump Truck

Accident: 14346233 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 08/06/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10037773808/08/19851611Adams Construction Co.
Employee #1 was acting as a signalman for the operator of a dump truck that was backing at a speed of less than 5 mph. While walking behind the truck's right rear corner, he apparently misjudged the distance to the truck and stepped to his right, under the truck's rear tandem wheels. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: clearance, signalman, work rules, construction, dump truck, struck by, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100377738 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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