Inspection: 1614315.015 - Duda Cable Construction, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Pittsburgh
Duda Cable Construction, Inc.
225 New Centerville Road
Somerset, PA 15501
1756 Dime Road, Vandergrift, PA 15690
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 01/20/2023
Case Closed: 01/31/2023
At 9:15 a.m. on August 4, 2022, an employee driving along the jobsite to verify the beginning and ending utility poles so that the work zone could be setup. The employee was able to confirm the position of the first pole without getting out of his vehicle. When the employee drove to the second pole he could not read the pole number from the truck. The employee pulled off the road by approximately 18 inches, exited the vehicle and walked over to the pole to verify the pole number. As the employee was getting back into his truck, a motorist in a pickup truck and trailer struck him. The employee died at the jobsite from blunt force injuries to his entire body.
Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, highway shoulder, motor vehicle, road, set up, site preparation , struck by, torso, utility pole, vehicle
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