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Accident: 101403.015 - Worker Loading Vehicle Is Struck By Second Vehicle And Leg I

Accident: 101403.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 07/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1251858.01508/02/2017West Coast Drywall & Company, Inc.
At 7:00 a.m. on July 24, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a drywall construction c ompany, was loading painting materials into a vehicle in preparation for paintin g newly constructed residences at a job site. He was standing behind his vehicl e's tailgate when a second, driverless vehicle began to roll toward him. The se cond vehicle struck Employee #1 and pinned him against his vehicle's tailgate. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a crushed leg. During the subsequent investig ation, it was determined that the second vehicle's parking brake had not been se t when its operator exited.
Keywords: brake, caught between, construction vehicle, crushed, loading, paint, residential construction, struck by, tailgate, work rules
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1251858.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Painting and paint spraying machine operators

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