Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200631646 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Rolling Dump Truck

Accident: 200631646 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 08/15/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30947659608/16/20071629M & D Excavating & Repair Llc
At approximately 12:30 p.m. on August 15, 2007, Employee #1, a mechanic on his first day on the job, was asked by the employer to change the oil in a 1988 Chevy Diesel 70 dump truck. While the employer was pumping diesel fuel into the dump truck's tank, Employee #1 went to the front and raised the hood to get the numbers on the oil filters. He could not read them, so he crawled under the front end of the dump truck for a closer look. A coworker from another company was driving behind the dump truck and yelled at the employer that his truck was moving. The employer immediately jumped into the dump truck, tapped the brakes, and put on the emergency brake, which stopped the truck after it had rolled approximately 12.5 ft. A friend of Employee #1 then yelled at the employer that Employee #1 was still under the dump truck. The employer got a loader operator from another company to lift up the front end of the truck and he and the friend rolled Employee #1 from underneath it. After approximately 30 seconds, Employee #1 became conscious and they were able to talk to him. He suffered serious injuries to his head, neck, face, chest, stomach, hip, and calf, including internal injuries. Employee #1 was flown to the hospital, where he died the following morning of injuries sustained in the accident.
Keywords: chest, head, hand brake, work rules, mechanic, construction, crushed, dump truck, unmanned, run over
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309476596 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.