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Accident: 131218.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed Under Truck Wheels

Accident: 131218.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 11/19/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1503355.01511/19/2020Calex Engineering Company
At 9:47 a.m. on November 19, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was working at a site being prepared for construction of a commercial buildi ng. He was walking in proximity to an unloading operation: a heavy drill auger rig was being unloaded from a transport truck/trailer. The spotter for the tra nsport company yelled a stay clear command from his position on the driver's sid e of the truck. Employee #1, who was walking on the passenger side of the truck and may not have heard the warning, darted in front of the truck as it pulled a way from the trailer. The truck ran over Employee #1, who was pinned and crushe d under the passenger side rear axle wheels. The employee was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, construction, construction vehicle, crushed, drill rig--non-oil, off loading, pinned, run over, struck by, tractor--truck, traffic control, trailer truck, walking surface, wheel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1503355.015 48 M Fatality Helpers, mechanics and repairers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause:

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