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Accident: 14563639 - Run Over By Caterpillar 631c Scraper

Accident: 14563639 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 08/31/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1497104809/04/19841611D W Flowe & Son Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1497103009/04/19849199Nc Dept Of Transportation Division 5
EMPLOYEE #1 AND THREE OTHER PERSONS WERE HAVING A DISCUSSION AT THE EDGE OF AN ACCESS ROAD BEING BUILT OFF NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 54. AFTER THE DISCUSSION ENDED, EMPLOYEE #1 AND THE JOB FOREMAN WALKED OFF TOWARDS THEIR RESPECTIVE VEHICLES. MEANWHILE, A CATERPILLAR 631C SCRAPER HAD COME DOWN THE ROAD AND DUMPED A LOAD OF DIRT. SOMEHOW EMPLOYEE #1 INAVERTENTLY WALKED INTO THE PATH OF THE SCRAPER WHILE IT WAS BACKING UP TO RETURN TO THE LOADING SITE. THE SCRAPER WAS NOT EQUIPPED WITH A BACK-UP ALARM, NOR DID THE EMPLOYER HAVE AN OBSERVER TO SIGNAL THE SCRAPER DRIVER.
Keywords: back-up alarm, scraper, obstructed rear view, run over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14971048 Occupation Not Listed
2 14971030 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Engineers, n.e.c.

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