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Accident: 99376.015 - Employee Falls Out Of Bed Of Moving Truck, Strikes Head On A

Accident: 99376.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 09/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1267043.01509/26/2017Alamex Construction, Inc.
At approximately 2:00 a.m. on September 25, 2017, Employee #1 and two coworkers were loading old doors and frames into the back of a pickup truck. They were usi ng a truck to transport the doors, frames and to place old material into a dumps ter around the corner of a building. The two coworkers got into the truck and dr ove around the corner. One of the coworkers looked into the rearview mirror and saw Employee #1 lying on the ground. Employee #1 had gotten into the bed of the truck and was riding there when he apparently fell out of the truck, striking hi s head and fracturing his skull on the asphalt. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he succumbed to his injuries and died.
Keywords: construction vehicle, fall, fracture, head, motor vehicle, riding on equipment, skull
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1267043.015 59 M Fatality Carpenters FallDist: 4
FallHt:4
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause:

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