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Accident: 200678241 - Road Construction Worker Is Crushed By Roller Machine

Accident: 200678241 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 03/24/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31535199903/24/20111542Russell Engineering, Inc.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on March 24, 2011, Employee #1, a 40-year-old male with Russell Engineering Inc., was picking up road debris from the shoulder side of the jersey barrier along the Florida's Turnpike northbound section in Sunrise, FL. As Employee #1 was performing his duties, he was struck and rolled over by a traffic roller. The traffic roller was being used by a paving company to smooth asphalt. The traffic roller was backing up from North to South. The operator did not see Employee #1 prior to and while backing up the roller. Employee #1 was wearing a traffic vest. The roller had a functional back up alarm. Employee #1 was killed in the event.
Keywords: back-up alarm, highway, roller--const equip, construction, road grader, crushed, struck by, run over, backing up
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315351999 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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