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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.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1260497.01508/10/2017Lpg Enterprises, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1260486.01508/10/2017Lpd Traffic Control, Llc
On August 10, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by construction companies, 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 receive a load of excavated soil. As the truck backed close to Employee #1, he heard 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 services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured right knee and deep bruising to the knee area.
Keywords: struck by, tripped, construction, dump truck, fracture, knee, highway, flagger, contusion, backing up, back-up alarm
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1254355.015 62 M Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Flagman
2 1260497.015 62 M Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Flagman
3 1260486.015 62 M Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Flagman

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