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Accident: 801266 - Dump Truck Strikes And Kills Employee

Accident: 801266 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 08/11/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
A crew was repaving a section of the highway. Employee #1 was assigned to be a flagman and was walking to get into position when the dump truck driver began backing the truck into position. The truck did not have an operable back up alarm. The right side of the truck struck Employee #1 and ran over him. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: back-up alarm, signalman, abrasion, dump truck, struck by, run over, backing up, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306831793 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators FallDist:
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by highway vehicle

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