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Accident: 201408580 - Employee Is Struck By Automobile And Is Dragged, Later Dies

Accident: 201408580 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 10/12/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31612590512/20/20121771D&G Cement Company
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on October 12, 2012, Employee #1, a cement mason with D&G Cement Company, was removing and replacing deteriorated concrete sidewalks and driveway sections. Employee #1 was going to direct the homeowner as the homeowner backed his automobile out of the driveway. Employee #1 went over to have a coworker move a skid-steer, and Employee #1 had his back to the automobile when the driver raced it backwards striking Employee #1 and dragging him approximately 100 feet. The automobile hit a boulder and became airborne at which time Employee #1 was dislodged from beneath the vehicle. Employee #1 was unresponsive and later died from the injuries he received.
Keywords: unconsciousness, vehicle in gear, cementing, dragged, automobile, struck by, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316125905 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Stripping and curing concrete
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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