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Accident: 694471 - Employee Crushed Between Asphalt Spreader And Truck

Accident: 694471 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 03/26/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
330730303/27/19871611B & T Paving Co., Inc.
A DUMP TRUCK HAD UNLOADED APPROXIMATELY 2 TONS OF FRESH ASPHALT INTO A POWER BOX 450 ASPHALT SPREADER. THE TRUCK WAS MOVED ABOUT 15 FEET UP AN APPROXIMATELY 20 DEGREE INCLINED DRIVEWAY AND LEFT IN FIRST GEAR WITH THE REAR WHEELS CHOCKED. EMPLOYEE # 1 POSITIONED HIMSELF BETWEEN THE TRUCK AND THE SPREADER, WHICH WAS A NORMAL WORKING AREA. THE DUMP TRUCK, WITH APPROXIMATELY 9 TONS LEFTOVER MATERIAL, ROLLED OVER THE WHEEL CHOCKS AND CRUSHED EMPLOYEE #1 BETWEEN THE SPREADER AND THE TRUCK. HE DIED OF FRACTURES AND BURNS.
Keywords: burn, chock, fracture, crushed, truck, dump truck, hot asphalt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3307303 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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