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Accident: 202489134 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Runway Trailer

Accident: 202489134 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 05/26/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31322705006/23/20091731Fricke'S Electrical Contracting
On May 26, 2009, a person with no known contact with the jobsite, was pulling a trailer east on 2nd St in Davis when it began to sway back and forth. The trailer detached from the truck at the corner of 2nd St and Faraday Avenue and traveled in the opposing lanes eventually hitting a curb on the opposite side of the road, flipped in the air, hit the ground and fell back onto an employee. The employee saw the trailer coming toward him and tried to run out of its path but was unsuccessful. He was hit by the runaway trailer. The employee was hospitalized and treated for multiple fractures.
Keywords: fracture, electrician, struck by, trailer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other Under $50,000 1 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313227050 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Landscaping
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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