Avoiding Fatalities: Asphalt Roller Crushes Flagman

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Summary Statement

This animated video was based on a NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) accident report (specifically, taken from FACE summary – Nebraska FACE Investigation 94NE059). The video follows the course of the accident and subsequent fatality, and provides recommendations designed to control or eliminate the identified risk.


A 20 year old road construction company flagman was crushed to death when he fell from and was subsequently run over by an asphalt roller.


The video was created by ARTBA as a part of the FHWA Cooperative Agreement DTFH61-11-H-00029 and the OSHA Cooperative Agreement SH-24861-13-60-F-11. More FACE reports can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/face/.
April 2, 2015

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