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Accident: 200033124 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Cement Truck

Accident: 200033124 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 01/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31137095101/18/20081522Walsh Construction Company
On January 18, 2008, Employee #1, a construction laborer, was directing traffic on the north and south bound lanes of Michigan Avenue. While standing in the south bound lanes, he was struck by a cement truck. Employee #1 was not wearing a traffic vest or using signs or paddles to stop and direct the traffic. Employee #1 was pronounced dead on site by the Cook County Coroner's office.
Keywords: fracture, head, highway, protective clothing, concrete truck, ppe, construction, traffic control, struck by, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 22 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311370951 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by highway vehicle

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