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Inspection: 3307303 - B & T Paving Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 8

Nr: 3307303Report ID: 0355118Open Date: 03/27/1987

B & T Paving Co., Inc.
2012 Pelham Road
Roanoke, VA 24018
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1611/Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways
Mailing: Rt. 7, 5989 Twine Hollow Road, Salem, VA 24153

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/27/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:04/02/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360788558    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 694471Event: 03/26/1987Employee Crushed Between Asphalt Spreader And Truck
A DUMP TRUCK HAD UNLOADED APPROXIMATELY 2 TONS OF FRESH ASPHALT INTO A POWER BOX 450 ASPHALT SPREADER. THE TRUCK WAS MOVED ABOUT 15 FEET UP AN APPROXIMATELY 20 DEGREE INCLINED DRIVEWAY AND LEFT IN FIRST GEAR WITH THE REAR WHEELS CHOCKED. EMPLOYEE # 1 POSITIONED HIMSELF BETWEEN THE TRUCK AND THE SPREADER, WHICH WAS A NORMAL WORKING AREA. THE DUMP TRUCK, WITH APPROXIMATELY 9 TONS LEFTOVER MATERIAL, ROLLED OVER THE WHEEL CHOCKS AND CRUSHED EMPLOYEE #1 BETWEEN THE SPREADER AND THE TRUCK. HE DIED OF FRACTURES AND BURNS.
Keywords: burn, chock, fracture, crushed, truck, dump truck, hot asphalt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 3307303 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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