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Accident: 112908.015 - Employee Is Struck By Vehicle And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 112908.015 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 12/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1368924.01512/18/2018Anytime Labor-Baltimore Llc Dba Tradesmax Staffing
At 11:00 a.m. on December 18, 2018, Employee #1 was performing flagging operatio ns using a stop/slow paddle for a 2-way roadway with the east bound lane closed. The road had a speed limit of 30 mph. Work being performed that required the lane closure included, but was not limited to, sidewalk installation. Employee #1 was located at the side of the road at the beginning of the tapered cone sect ion. Employee #1 was wearing a class II high visibility garment and had a valid flagger training certification. Employee #1 was communicating via radio to a f lagger, a coworker, on the opposite end of the work zone. Regarding if traffic could be released and said, "Are you clear down there?". A passenger vehicle tr aveling east bound was approaching the work area and struck Employee #1. After the impact, Employee #1 traveled approximately 70 feet. The full extent of the i njuries are unknown. The employee sustained injuries including, but not limited to, pelvic fracture and serious head injuries requiring hospitalization. The e mployee was scheduled to be released from a rehabilitation facility during the w eek of 01/28/19 with unknown limitations.
Keywords: flagger, head, highway work zone, pelvis, struck by, vehicle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1368924.015 30 F Hospitalized injury Flagman FallDist:
Cause: Traffic protection

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