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Accident: 201370285 - Employee Run Over By Truck

Accident: 201370285 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 03/10/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30104318803/11/19991794Bill Pykus Excavating, Inc
An employee was backing a loaded dump truck into position at a construction site. The truck was not fitted with a back-up alarm, there wasn't a "spotter" and other employees at the site were not wearing high visibility clothes. Employee #1 walked behind the backing truck and was struck by the truck and run over by the left rear wheels. The truck driver did not see him. Employee #1 died of his injuries.
Keywords: back-up alarm, clothing, wheel, alarm, dump truck, run over
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Other Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301043188 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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