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Accident: 200644920 - Employee Is Killed When Run Over By Dumptruck

Accident: 200644920 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 10/16/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31492809410/18/20101611Duit Construction
On October 16, 2012, Employee #1, an activity supervisor with Duit Construction, was supervising a crew performing asphalt milling on an elevated road. A front end loader would load the milled material into three dump trucks; the dump trucks would take turns unloading at a remote location. The work area was congested and very noisy. The loader operator observed Employee #1 walking towards the rear of a dump truck as it was about to be loaded. The loader backed towards the dump truck with its backup alarm sounding. At the same time, the dump truck backed with its alarm sounding. The operator of another dump truck observed Employee #1 facing the loader when the backing dump truck struck him and ran over him. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: back-up alarm, milling machine, truck, dump truck, struck by, run over, asphalt, backing up, inattention, road paving
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation $20,000,000 and over X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314928094 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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