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Accident: 201282456 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Backhoe

Accident: 201282456 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 01/11/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30962221501/11/20071611Houston Asphalt Paving And Sealcoating, Llc.
On January 11, 2007, Employee #1, a worker for an asphalt paving and seal-coating contractor, was working alongside a backhoe that was dumping loads of crushed stone for a paving job. As the backhoe operator dumped a load and was backing up, he struck and ran over Employee #1. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: back-up alarm, highway, obstructed view, construction, manual mat handling, struck by, run over, backhoe, asphalt, backing up
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1 10 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309622215 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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