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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300555109 - Buster Paving

Inspection Information - Office: Dallas

Nr: 300555109Report ID: 0626300Open Date: 07/20/1998

Buster Paving
Tx Fm 1497
Lamar County, TX 75483
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1611/Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways
Mailing: P. O. Box 2219, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/20/1998
Close Case:10/14/1998

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 300555109Event: 07/18/1998Employee Struck By Truck And Killed
On July 18, 1998, Employee #1 was walking across the road from the paving machine to a skid-steer loader which was parked on the side of the road. A truck rig, which had just finished dumping it's load in the hopper of the paving machine went up the and turned around, heading back to the stockpile of material. The truck driver observed Employee #1 crossing the road while looking back to his left. The truck driver thought Employee #1 might not know that the truck was near and sounded his horn. When the truck driver sounded his horn, Employee #1 was killed when jumped to his right, and directly into the path of an oncoming truck. The truck which struck Employee #1 was hauling asphalt paving material.
Keywords: construction, struck by, tractor, trailer, walking backward, asphalt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300555109 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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