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Accident: 14466098 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Front End Loader

Accident: 14466098 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 01/31/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10070539102/02/19871611Allan Construction Company, Inc.
Employee #1 was driving a front end loader within the blocked-off area of the center median and inside lane of a four-lane highway. The traffic in the remaining three lanes was moving at full speed. The front end loader and a dump truck crossed almost diagonally from the center median to the side of the freeway without a flagman or any other traffic-slowing effort. The front end loader was struck broadside by a half-ton truck. Employee #1 was thrown off and run over by the loader. He was killed. The loader was equipped with ROPS and a seat belt, but Employee #1 did not have the belt buckled.
Keywords: highway, front end loader, traffic accident, work rules, construction, earthmoving equip, flagman, collision, struck by, run over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100705391 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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