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Accident: 14538813 - Employee Run Over By Backing Dump Truck

Accident: 14538813 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 07/04/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1480425607/08/19854212Carpenter Trucking Co.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STRINGING LINE ALONG THE EDGE OF THE HIGHWAY FOR THE PAVING MACHINE TO FOLLOW. INSTEAD OF WORKING FROM THE SHOULDER OF THE ROAD, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS APPROXIMATELY 2 FEET ONTO THE HIGHWAY WHICH WAS BEING REPAVED. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS SQUATTING ON THE ROAD WITH HIS BACK TO A S1900 SERIES INTERNATIONAL DUMP TRUCK. THE TRUCK, WHICH WAS BEING BACKED INTO POSITION, STRUCK AND RAN OVER EMPLOYEE #1. THE TRUCK WAS NOT EQUIPPED WITH A BACK-UP ALARM.
Keywords: back-up alarm, highway, obstructed view, truck, dump truck, run over, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14804256 Fatality Other Construction laborers

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