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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14352819 Event: 03/13/1986Employee Crushed Between Backing Dump Truck And Compactor
EMPLOYEE #1, A ROLLER-COMPACTOR OPERATOR, WAS PART OF A HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION CREW. HE PULLED HIS ROLLER TO WITHIN 4 OR 5 FEET OF THE REAR OF A DUMP TRUCK AND STOPPED. THE OPERATOR OF THE DUMP TRUCK SHIFTED INTO REVERSE GEAR AND BACKED UP 4 TO 6 FEET. EMPLOYEE #1, WHO HAD DISMOUNTED FROM HIS ROLLER AND WALKED AROUND IN FRONT OF IT, WAS CAUGHT AND CRUSHED BETWEEN THE 2 VEHICLES. HE WAS KILLED.
Keywords: back-up alarm, roller--const equip, crushed, truck, dump truck, backing up, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100345461 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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