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Accident: 170805899 - Employee Injured When Pinned Between Two Pickup Trucks

Accident: 170805899 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 03/01/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12375142203/03/19991771Waterford Construction Inc
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on March 1, 1999, Employee #1 stopped his pickup truck on an uphill grade to transfer equipment to it from another pickup parked 10 ft downhill. He turned off the engine and put the truck in first gear/standard shift. Employee #1 was between the two pickups when the uphill one slipped out of gear and rolled down the 18 degree grade, pinning him between them. Five minutes later, a passing motorist and moved the uphill pickup, freeing Employee #1. He sustained fractures to his pelvis and hips.
Keywords: fracture, vehicle in gear, brake, pinned, work rules, construction, pelvis, pickup truck, hip, slope
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Other Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123751422 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, n.e.c.

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