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Accident: 784686 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Dump Truck

Accident: 784686 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 07/25/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12378761607/26/19951622Charbon Bridge Co Inc
At 5:00 a.m. on July 25,1995, Employee #1 was flagging traffic for a road construction crew. She was walking back to the end of the street when a Mack 3-axle dump truck, weighing 55,000 lb, backed over her, crushing her legs and chest. The operator had an obstructed rear view, no one was directing him, and the truck did not have a back-up alarm. The driver was not aware that he had run over Employee #1 until he turned and saw her lying in the road. Employee #1 was killed. Employees had been working on site since 7:00 p.m. the previous evening after driving to the site the same day.
Keywords: back-up alarm, signalman, work rules, fatigue, obstructed rear view, construction, flagman, dump truck, run over, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123787616 Fatality Other Construction laborers

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