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Accident: 115815.015 - Employee Falls From Bed Of Dump Truck, Fractures Hip

Accident: 115815.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 12/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1372146.01501/17/2019Landmark Grading & Paving Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on December 18, 2018, an employee was removing PVC pipe from an asp halt pile in the back of a ten wheel dump truck. A Caterpillar 938M front loader caused the truck to shift causing the employee to fall out of the truck. The em ployee fell to the asphalt roadway over 7 feet below suffering a right hip fract ure and was hospitalized. The front loader was being used to elevate employees o nto the dump truck without the use of fall protection.
Keywords: asphalt, dump truck, dump truck bed, equipment operator, fall, fall protection, fracture, front end loader, hip, industrial truck, injury illness prevention program, material handling, motor vehicle, road paving, u
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1372146.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators FallDist: 7
Cause: Paving

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