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Accident: 98265.015 - Employee Is Ejected From Falling Equipment, Incurs Multiple

Accident: 98265.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 08/04/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1255957.01508/16/2017Joslin Construction Texas, Llc.
At 10:30 a.m. on August 4, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was working at a building construction site. He was operating a roller compac tor and loading it onto a truck's flat bed when the equipment fell sideways from the truck bed. Employee #1, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from his seat on the roller compactor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for injuries su stained when he hit the ground, including fractures of his C7 vertebra and multi ple ribs.
Keywords: construction, construction vehicle, driver, fall, flatbed truck, fracture, ppe, rib, seat belt, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1255957.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Driver-sales workers FallDist: 5
Cause: Backfilling and compacting

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