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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19260200 G01 06/01/2007 06/07/2007 $4,000 $4,000 $0 06/15/2007 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200271682 Event: 05/03/2007Employee Killed When Compactor Rolls Over
At approximately 5:30 a.m. on May 3, 2007, Employee #1 of University Construction was working with a crew who were resurfacing a two-mile stretch of highway. The road was five lanes wide; two lanes in each direction with a center turn lane. The road had been milled the previous week and the crew was working nights to avoid the heavy traffic. This was the first night laying the asphalt and the crew was paving the center lane. The center lane and the two passing lanes were blocked off, leaving only the outside lanes for general public traffic. The crew had to have all equipment, signs and barriers off the highway by 6:00 a.m. each morning. Employee #1 was driving a Hyster rubber tire compactor back to the staging area where the equipment was stored, when it was struck from behind by a truck. The compactor rolled over and Employee #1 was thrown off and killed.
Keywords: fracture, roll-over, construction, collision, truck, road paving
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310796024 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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