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Accident: 14196422 - Construction Employee Walked Into Traffic And Was Struck

Accident: 14196422 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 07/24/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
281384807/24/19851622Wolfe Brothers, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS INVOLVED IN THE RE-SURFACING OF A ONE MILE STRETCH OF FOUR LANE HIGHWAY. ONE LANE ON EACH SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY WAS OPEN. WARNING SIGNS INDICATED THAT CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES WERE UNDERWAY, WITH LARGE FLASHING ARROW SIGNS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE CONSTRUCTION AREA AND LARGE ORANGE CONES BETWEEN THE EDGE OF THE CLOSED LANE AND THE ACTIVE LANE. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS NOT WEARING A REFLECTIVE OR BRIGHT COLORED VEST. THE ACCIDENT OCCURED AT 12:10 PM. AFTER FINISHING A CONVERSATION WITH A CONSULTANT, THE EMPLOYEE TURNED AND WALKED INTO THE ACTIVE TRAFFIC LANE. EMPLOYEE #1 WALKED INTO THE RIGHT FRONT FENDER AND WHEEL WELL OF A VEHICLE AND WAS THROWN TO THE GROUND, CAUSING MULTIPLE FRACTURES TO THE ARMS AND LEGS. HE WAS HOSPITALIZED.
Keywords: fracture, highway, construction, struck by, arm, reflective vest, motor vehicle, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2813848 Hospitalized injury Fracture Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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