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Accident: 201573037 - Employee Is Run Over And Killed By Road Grader

Accident: 201573037 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 03/01/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30900297003/01/20061611Winslow Construction Company
A road grader was making final cuts on compacted soil to finish grading a road. Employee #1 was siting the grade measurements 12 or more times every 25 feet. The road grader paused and Employee #1 walked behind the machine and knelt down to site the grade. The road grader then backed up and ran over the employee. He was killed. Further investigation revealed that the road grader's backup alarm was not working.
Keywords: back-up alarm, surveyor, construction, road grader, run over, backing up, road paving
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309002970 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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