Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200740694 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Backing Truck

Accident: 200740694 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 08/29/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30337094408/30/20003069Kingston Manufacturing Inc. Dba Legend
Employee #1, of Tamarack Forestry Service, Inc., had been cutting brush along a state highway and was walking between the truck and the chipper. Another truck that was backing up to the chipper ran over him. Employee #1 screamed as he was run over, and the truck driver reversed direction, running over him again. The driver of the truck did not use a spotter, nor was there a backup alarm on the vehicle. The driver stated that he had seen Employee #1 in his mirror(s), then lost sight of him. He thought that he had run over some brush, then heard a scream and pulled the truck forward.
Keywords: back-up alarm, highway, signalman, work rules, truck, run over, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303370944 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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.

Close