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Accident: 202314027 - Backing Vehicle Injures Employee

Accident: 202314027 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/26/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11969171502/10/20041711Can-Am Plumbing Inc.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. Employee #1 was retrieving some tools from his vehicle when another driver that was parked directly behind Employee #1's vehicle (facing in the other direction) decided to move his truck. The other driver did not have an installed backup alarm system or a visual spotter to assist in this movement. The other driver simply got into his truck and started to back up. The backing vehicle impacted Employee #1 almost immediately, pinning him against the tailgate of his own vehicle. Employee #1 sustained a crushing injury along his spinal cord. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: back-up alarm, spine, crushed, truck, backing up
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119691715 Hospitalized injury Other Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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