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Accident: 107052.015 - Employee Injures Head In Fall From Paving Roller

Accident: 107052.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 06/21/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1327832.01506/25/2018Kokosing Construction Company, Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on June 21, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a constru ction company, were performing asphalt paving operations on an interstate highwa y. Employee #1 was assigned to operate a Sakai SW850 vibrating roller. She was standing on the parked roller's platform while a coworker troubleshooted the eq uipment's sprinkler system. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of 5 feet, and stru ck her head. Emergency services transported her to the hospital, where she was admitted and treated for a severe head injury including concussion.
Keywords: concussion, construction, construction vehicle, fall, fall protection, head, highway, platform, road paving, roller--const equip
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other   0 4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1327832.015 60 F Hospitalized injury Operating engineers FallDist: 4
Cause: Paving

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