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Accident: 201042249 - Employee Is Run Over And Killed By Backing Truck

Accident: 201042249 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 05/10/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30869555005/10/20051629Southern Nevada Paving, Inc.
Employee #1 was carrying a measure-wheel. It was unclear if Employee #1 was measuring the distance to determine how much asphalt would be needed. The incident happened next to a front end loader that Employee #1 operated. The truck driver did not see Employee #1 while he was backing up to the asphalt paver. The truck had an operable back-up alarm and had mirrors on the driver side and passenger side. The brakes were operable and the front horn worked. Employee #1 was wearing a high visibility vest. Employee #1 was run over by a backing asphalt truck and was killed.
Keywords: back-up alarm, brake, truck, struck by, reflective vest, backing up, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair $500,000 to $1,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308695550 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by highway vehicle

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