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Accident: 202502191 - Employee Is Injured When Run Over By Pavement Roller

Accident: 202502191 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 08/01/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31237511608/01/20081611Frederick County Division Of Public Works
On August 1, 2008, Employee #1 was operating a pavement roller. The roller lost traction near the top of the hill and slid down the sloped roadway. When the roller hit an embankment, Employee #1 jumped from the seat of the roller onto the embankment. He lost his footing and fell to the ground. The roller turned and rolled onto Employee #1's right leg. His pelvis was broken. He was hospitalized at the Washington County Hospital for treatment.
Keywords: fracture, roller--const equip, equipment operator, pelvis, slippery surface, run over, asphalt, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312375116 Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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