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Accident: 14484828 - Employee Killed When Struck By Backing Front End Loader

Accident: 14484828 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 11/16/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
177803411/16/19841794J G Turner Inc
A CATERPILLAR FRONT END LOADER BACKED UP AND RAN OVER EMPLOYEE #1. THE FRONT END LOADER HAD AN OBSTRUCTED VIEW TO THE REAR AND DID NOT HAVE A BACK-UP ALARM. THERE WAS NO EMPLOYEE SIGNALING THAT IT WAS SAFE TO MOVE IN REVERSE. EMPLOYEE SUFFERED SEVERE HEAD INJURIES. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ON ARRIVAL AT GENESSEE HOSPITAL.
Keywords: back-up alarm, head, front end loader, signalman, work rules, obstructed rear view, struck by, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1778034 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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