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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 102217569 - Nysta

Inspection Information - Office: N.Y. White Plains

Nr: 102217569Report ID: 0253690Open Date: 10/14/1987

I-87 & Route 304
West Nyack, NY 10994
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4131/Intercity and Rural Bus Transportation
Mailing: 200 Southern Blvd Po Box 189, Albany, NY 12201

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/14/1987
Close Case:10/14/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 1004027Event: 10/13/1987Employee Killed When Struck By Backing Dump Truck
Employee #1 was standing behind a state-owned 1979 Mack dump truck, #1574, when it began backing up and struck him. Witnesses at the work site did not have time to warn the employee of the impending danger. The driver thought he had hit the curb and pulled forward, thereby rolling over Employee #1 again. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS technicians. The dump truck was not equipped with a back-up warning device. The truck was quiet when running and the work site was the "on" ramp of a very busy and noisy highway.
Keywords: back-up alarm, highway, ramp, work rules, dump truck, noise, struck by, run over, backing up
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102217569 Fatality Other Construction laborers

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