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Accident: 99193.015 - Worker Is Struck By Dump Truck Backing Up And Knee Is Fractu

Accident: 99193.015 -- Report ID: 0155010 -- Event Date: 08/10/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1254355.01508/10/2017Dubois Construction, Inc.
On August 10, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by construction compan ies, were at the site of a multiemployer road construction project. Employee #1 , a traffic control flagger, was walking along the street to get lunch at a gas station. Coworker #1 was operating a dump truck and backing into position to re ceive a load of excavated soil. As the truck backed close to Employee #1, he he ard the back-up alarm and moved to get out of the way. Employee #1 tripped, and his right leg was struck by the moving truck's right rear tires. Emergency ser vices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admi tted and treated for a fractured right knee and deep bruising to the knee area.
Keywords: back-up alarm, backing up, construction, contusion, dump truck, flagger, fracture, highway, knee, struck by, tripped
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1254355.015 62 M Non Hospitalized injury Flagman FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause:

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