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Accident: 14304356 - Surveyor Injured When Run Over By Backing Truck

Accident: 14304356 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 08/10/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
253165508/10/19851794Herndon & Herndon Inc
Employee #1, a surveyor, along with another surveyor and an inspector, were inspecting a survey stake. They were not watching the ten- to twelve-yard dump trucks that were being loaded with fill nearby. A Mack truck that was backing up without back-up alarms or the aid of a traffic coordinator struck Employee #1, knocking him to the ground and running over his legs. He was hospitalized with fractures of his right foot, one broken bone in his left foot, and a strained knee.
Keywords: back-up alarm, fracture, signalman, work rules, construction, dump truck, struck by, run over, backing up, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2531655 Hospitalized injury Fracture Surveyors and mapping scientists

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