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Inspection: 17681495 - Crown Trygg Gallagher P.T. Ferro Joint Venture

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

 

Inspection Nr: 17681495
Report ID: 0521700
Open Date: 11/28/1989

Site Address:
Crown Trygg Gallagher P.T. Ferro Joint Venture
Cedar & Spencer Road Intersection
New Lennox, IL 60451

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 338, Joliet, IL 60434

Union Status: Union

SIC:1611

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/20/1990

Planning Guide: Safety-Construction

Emphasis:

Close Case:01/05/1990


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360672505

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 570234
Event: 11/20/1989
Two Construction Employees Killed When Struck By Car

On November 20, 1989, Employees #1and #2, the laborers, and Employee #3, an engineer directing the operation, were preparing the framework for pouring cement on the south-west corner of the road being resurfaced. The work was being done on the curb portion, where the road entered the intersection. An auto being driven south on the street, which was not under construction, struck a Type III Barricade on its west end and subsequently struck Employees #1, #2, and #3. Employee #3, who was in a standing position, was thrown and sustained fractures of both legs. Employee #3 was not expected to walk for the next two years. Employees #1 and #2, who were in a bent-over body position, were dragged under the car and into a ditch, and over cut-off brush stubble, which was 3 feet to 4 feet high. The auto did not stop until it struck a tree. Employees #1 and #2 sustained multiple injuries and died.

Keywords:cementing, struck by, vehicle, leg, fracture, pouring, ditch, struck against, construction, dragged

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17681495 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
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