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Accident: 202652327 - Employee Is Injured In Back Over

Accident: 202652327 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 02/04/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31351572802/13/20121799Cal-Tera Restoration Inc Dba Purofirst Fire & Wate
At approximately 9:20 a.m. on February 4, 2012, Employee #1 was working for his employer, a fire and water restoration contracting company that specializes in restoration of commercial and residential buildings damaged by fire and water. Employee #1 was working as a laborer doing clean-up work at the company's new shop. Employee #1 and Coworker #1 were working together to set up a truck to remove loads of dirt from the shop. Coworker #1 was driving the service truck with a trailer that would be used to load the dirt. Employee #1 was working on the ground in area of the loading dock, and he was checking the loading ramp. Coworker #1 moved the truck in reverse without making sure that Employee #1 was clear from the area where he was backing. The truck backed over Employee #1, and the trailer pinned him against the loading dock bumper. Employee #1 suffered from multiple unspecified injuries, and he was hospitalized for a total of four days.
Keywords: back-up alarm, truck, struck by, trailer, loading dock, backing up
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Other Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313515728 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Unloading-loading equipment/material (except by cr

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