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Accident: 101467.015 - Employee'S Legs Are Injured By Backing Dump Truck

Accident: 101467.015 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 12/04/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1282746.01512/06/2017New York Geomatics, Inc.
At 11:45 a.m. on December 4, 2017, an employee was on his lunch break, walking t owards a surveying vehicle that was parked nearby. He was carrying a data collec tor (computer). While on his way to the surveying vehicle, a dump truck began ba cking up. The employee did not hear any backup alarms nor see the dump truck bac king up. As the dump truck traveled in reverse, it struck the employee from behi nd and ran over both of his legs. The employee sustained multiple fractures to b oth of his legs, which he was hospitalized and received treatment.
Keywords: alarm, dump truck, leg, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1282746.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Surveyor FallDist:
Cause: Surveying

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