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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1246372.015 - Allen Butler Construction, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Lubbock Area Office

Nr: 1246372.015Report ID: 0627510Open Date: 07/07/2017

Allen Butler Construction, Inc.
Hwy 62
Wolfforth, TX 79382
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 237990/Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Mailing: P.O. Box 53058, Lubbock, TX 79423

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/07/2017
Close Case:12/21/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1238002    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 97067.015Event: 07/07/2017Employee Is Pulled Into A Paving Machine And Is Killed
At 4:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017, an employee was attempting to cross in front of the machine by grabbing onto a tow bar connected to the machine. The employee lost his grip as he was trying to swing over to the other side and grab the other side of the tow bar. The employee fell onto a mound of hot asphalt directly into the path of the machine. The employee was pulled into the machine by the rotors. Another employee was standing approximately 8 feet from the employee and attempted to stop and possibly reverse the machine. The employee was trapped in the rotor area of the machine. Employees lifted the machine with a front end loader and removed the employee. The rotors of the machine crushed and killed the employee and churned him with the hot asphalt.
Keywords: asphalt, crushed
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1246372.015 Fatality Fracture Laborers, except construction

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