Liming · Pickup trucks and SUVs accounted for 151 worker deaths at road construction sites from 2011-2017, followed by machinery (131), automobiles (129), semi-trucks (124), and dump trucks (82). Blind Spot Hazards. A blind spot (or blind area) is the area around a vehicle or a piece of construction equipment that is not visible to the operator, either
Liming · Safety Handbooks and Booklets. This handbook is an updated version to the last edition in 2008 to include new safety management measures, new or revised codes, enhancement to foster safety culture, etc. for site operations in the Hong Kong Housing Authority maintenance and improvement works. This new edition updates reference to safety
Liming · hazards are to be identified in a site specific SWMS; The longer trailers, such as Semi Tippers and Quad Dogs, are NOT to be used to spread or dump loads on soft, uneven ground, downgrades or cross falls; and Ensure tipper exclusion zone for pedestrians, plant, light vehicles, and traffic management
Moreover, dump trucks loaded with coal can face even higher risks because the load can be wet, freeze in the bed, and stick in the bed. When the bed is raised, a frozen load can cause the truck to tip and even roll over. These hazards and …
Liming · Hazards 28-1 CHAPTER 28 BACKING UP 28 Dump trucks and cranes are the kinds of equipment BACKING UP Reversing vehicles and equipment on construction projects pose a serious problem for personnel on foot. Fatal accidents resulting from workers being backed over by dump trucks and other equipment occur all too frequently.
Liming · Moreover, dump trucks loaded with coal can face even higher risks because the load can be wet, freeze in the bed, and stick in the bed. When the bed is raised, a frozen load can cause the truck to tip and even roll over. These hazards and ways to mitigate them were outlined in a Safety Alert from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
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Liming · On June 18, 2009, an employee was working inside a work zone wearing his reflective safety vest. A dump truck operating in the work zone backed up and struck the employee with the rear passenger side wheels. The employee was killed. The dump truck had an audible back up alarm and operating lights. (OSHA Inspection Number 313225377).
The Hazard. As end-dump truck bodies and semi-trailer dumping rigs get longer, the incidence of units tipping over has increased. This type of accident is more frequently connected with semitrailer rigs than with straight trucks. In the last couple of years, one fatality and at least one serious injury have resulted when dump trucks tipped over.
The hazard zone for a dump truck, excavator, and backhoe are shown using the created framework. Results indicate that hazard zones for pedestrian workers can be created around construction equipment to increase hazard awareness for workers.
Liming · Dump Truck Pickup Truck Tractor Trailer Van Automobile 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Stas cs: Fatal occupaonal injuries at road construcon sites by selected characteriscs, 2003 - 2010 31 90 7 4 18 0 111 93 123 15 553
Liming · Stay alert at all times and in all places. Stop, look, and listen for possible hazards. present a major hazard to highway construction workers. Recent studies indicate that workers are killed just as often by vehicles and equipment operating
Liming · Dump trucks have tipped over when their boxes were lifted. The result has been death and injury to drivers and nearby workers. When the box is raised, the centre of gravity changes and the dump truck becomes unstable. Just consider some of the dimensions and forces involved. A dump trailer that is 14 m (46 ft) long
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Liming · Jacqueline J. Brueggemeier, 55, a dump truck driver working for WM Mueller & Sons, Inc. at a road construction site in Delano, MN who had gotten out of her vehicle, was ran over and killed by another driver, Tonya Sibila, 39 who …
Liming · One of the major hazards related to the use of dump/tipper trucks is tip-over. This hazard majorly arises when the truck box is in the raised position and when the center of gravity of the box and load is not roughly between the frame …