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Accident: 170116222 - Employee Struck And Killed By Vehicle On Highway

Accident: 170116222 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 04/06/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10266689804/09/19911622Simpson Metal Industries, Inc.
Employee #1, an iron worker foreman, was dispatched with 3 coworkers to repair a powered industrial truck. To get from the staging area to the work site required crossing from east to west over 6 lanes of traffic and the center median of an interstate highway, a distance of approximately 105 ft. Although safe means existed for Employee #1 and the coworkers to be transferred to the work site, they did not use them, nor did they use proper traffic control procedures for crossing at night. While crossing, Employee #1 was struck and killed by an automobile.
Keywords: highway, work rules, construction, automobile, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102666898 Fatality Other Structural metal workers

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