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Accident: 200022655 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Car

Accident: 200022655 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 08/07/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30541584608/08/20021611Viacom Outdoor, Inc
On August 7, 2002, Employee #1 and two coworkers were installing signs and a new cable on the eastbound shoulder of a highway. A driver of a truck that was merging onto the highway went off the road and struck Employee #1 and the two coworkers. Employee #1 and the coworkers were hospitalized and treated for their injuries. The company did not provide traffic control signs or any other devices to protect the workers.
Keywords: highway, traffic accident, traffic barrel, construction, traffic control, truck, struck by, highway shoulder, motor vehicle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305415846 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by highway vehicle

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