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Accident: 309256386 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Road Compactor

Accident: 309256386 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 04/28/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30925638604/29/20061629Contour Engineering,Llc
Employee #1 was testing the compaction on a newly-compacted road bed and was struck and killed by a Catpiller compactor. The compactor back up alarm was operating at the time and could be heard above the surrounding noises.
Keywords: back-up alarm, fracture, vehicle, construction, noise, struck by, hip, inattention, road paving
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309256386 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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