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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1217641.015 - 70709 - South Carolina Department Of Transportation

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 1217641.015Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 03/13/2017

70709 - South Carolina Department Of Transportation
Sc 421- Between Atomic Rd - Storm Branch Rd
North Augusta, SC 29841
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1611/Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways
NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Mailing: Po Box 191, Columbia, SC 29202

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/07/2017
Close Case:09/13/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 94308.015Event: 03/13/2017Two Employees Are Killed One Injured When Struck By Vehicle
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on March 13, 2017, Employees #1, #2, and #3 were doing roadwork on a tapered grassy shoulder of a two lane road. There were no barriers or warning devices between them and their DOT truck. Employees #2 and # 3 were wearing their required class two warning garments, however, Employee #1 was not. They were checking out a metal culvert with a corrugated pipe on the shoulder, approximately 10 foot wide, where dirt had covered the corrugated pipe. They were 2 to 3 feet away from the asphalt road when a public vehicle, going the posted speed limit, eased off the road and struck Employees #1, #2, and #3. Employee #1 and Employee #2 were killed. Employee #3 received sprains and strains to his arm and elbow as well as a sore back and was not hospitalized.
Keywords: ppe, back, vehicle, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1217641.015 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 1217641.015 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
3 1217641.015 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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