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Accident: 99193.015 - Worker Is Struck By Dump Truck Backing Up And Knee Is Fractu

Accident: 99193.015 -- Report ID: 0155010 -- Event Date: 08/10/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1254355.01508/10/2017Dubois Construction, Inc.

On August 10, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by construction compan ies, were at the site of a multiemployer road construction project. Employee #1 , a traffic control flagger, was walking along the street to get lunch at a gas station. Coworker #1 was operating a dump truck and backing into position to re ceive a load of excavated soil. As the truck backed close to Employee #1, he he ard the back-up alarm and moved to get out of the way. Employee #1 tripped, and his right leg was struck by the moving truck's right rear tires. Emergency ser vices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admi tted and treated for a fractured right knee and deep bruising to the knee area.

Keywords: back-up alarm, backing up, construction, contusion, dump truck, flagger, fracture, highway, knee, struck by, tripped
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair  

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1254355.015 62 M Non Hospitalized injury Flagman FallDist:
Cause: Traffic protection

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