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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $7,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,400
Current Penalty $7,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260021 B02 12/27/2007 01/16/2008 $2,500 $2,500 $0 -
  2. 01002A Serious 19260601 B04 12/27/2007 01/02/2008 $4,900 $4,900 $0 -
  3. 01002B Serious 19260601 B14 12/27/2007 01/02/2008 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200902039 Event: 07/09/2007Employee Killed When Run Over By Backing Truck
On July 9, 2007, Employee #1 was part of a 6-person highway construction work crew that was preparing approximately 1.9 miles of county-owned dirt road for paving. The site work included laying down an approximately 6 in. thick dry mixture of Portland cement and sand as a sub-base for the asphalt road surface. Employee #1 had just finished using a measuring wheel to mark off an approximately 750 ft section of the dirt road and was walking west, 6 ft to 8 ft from the edge of the road with the measuring wheel in his hand. An approximately 9,000 lb. box-type truck with a spreading mechanism attached directly to the rear of the vehicle was backing up at an undetermined speed along the road behind him and in the same direction as he was walking. The truck and spreader backed over Employee #1, killing him. There was no audible back-up alarm, nor was anyone acting as back-up monitor or spotter.
Keywords: back-up alarm, highway, signalman, work rules, construction, truck, run over, backing up, road paving
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310986955 Fatality Asphyxia Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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