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Accident: 170210678 - Employee Run Over And Killed By Truck On First Day At Job

Accident: 170210678 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 08/16/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11484824508/16/19931629Piedmont Excavating Inc
On August 15, 1993, Employee #1 was on his first day on the job at Piedmont Excavating, Inc.; he was to assist in shooting grade stakes for a building construction site. A semi-trailer that was delivering gravel struck Employee #1 and backed over him, killing him. The truck was not equipped with a functioning reverse alarm. Citations were issued for serious violations of R408.40114(2)(b) and R296.601(b)(4).
Keywords: back-up alarm, work rules, construction, trailer truck, struck by, run over, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114848245 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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