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Accident: 202317350 - Paving Foreman Killed When Struck By Truck

Accident: 202317350 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 11/26/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30495702011/27/20011611Ajax Paving Industries, Inc. Of Florida
On November 26, 2001, Employee #1, a paving foreman, was directing a tack truck at an airport taxiway paving operation at the Sarasota Bradenton Airport. He was not wearing a reflective vest or a hardhat. The tack truck was a Black Topper 2000 Oiler and its back-up alarm was operational and functioning properly. After motioning the tack truck driver to back up, Employee #1 turned away to look at a large aircraft that was taxiing to the terminal. The truck driver had backed up about 100 ft and was traveling approximately 5 miles per hour when the truck struck and killed Employee #1.
Keywords: back-up alarm, hard hat, airport, truck, struck by, reflective vest, 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 304957020 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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