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Accident: 170701601 - Employee Injured When Run Over By Dump Truck

Accident: 170701601 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 04/21/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12591212104/30/19981623Herman Weisker Inc
Employee #1, a construction laborer, was sweeping dirt and gravel into a trench in which a pipeline had been completed. A coworker was backing up a 10-wheel dump truck loaded with asphalt paving material when the rear wheel of the truck caught Employee #1's foot and spun him around. Both right wheel axles/tires ran over his lower torso; he suffered massive internal injuries, for which he was hospitalized. .
Keywords: clearance, work rules, construction, earthmoving equip, torso, truck, dump truck, excavator, run over, backing up
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125912121 Hospitalized injury Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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