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Accident: 202522934 - Worker'S Leg Is Crushed When K-Rail Flips Over

Accident: 202522934 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 07/12/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31499875808/09/20121611Bay Cities Paving & Grading Inc
On July 12, 2012, Employee #1, of Bay Cities Paving & Grading, Inc., was removing a pin from the sling used to lift/move a k-rail (modular concrete barrier, Jersey barrier used for traffic protection). A coworker, the loader operator, started backing up. The k-rail, which still had the opposite side sling attached, flipped over onto Employee #1. Employee #1 sustained multiple fractures to the femur and crushed toes on his right foot. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, highway, barrier guard, construction, crushed, toe, sling, concrete, backing up, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314998758 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause: Unloading-loading equipment/material (except by cr

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