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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200371672 - Employee Injured When Struck By Truck

Accident: 200371672 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 07/31/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30355974408/02/20011611Eagle Construction Co
On July 31, 2001, Employee #1 and other employees were doing erosion control after the previous week of heavy rains. A grease truck needed to back up to make room. The operator looked in the rear view mirror and proceeded to back up. Employee #1, who was on the ground, did not hear the back-up alarm and was struck. He sustained multiple fractures and was hospitalized. All alarms and safety equipment were operating correctly.
Keywords: fracture, alarm, construction, truck, noise, struck by, backing up
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303559744 Hospitalized injury Fracture Excavating and loading machine operators FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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