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Accident: 106355.015 - Employee Is Struck By Auger Rod And Fractures Leg

Accident: 106355.015 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 01/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1290383.01501/19/2018Jafec Usa, Inc.

At 10:45 a.m. on January 6, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a cons truction company, were working at a multiemployer highway project. The coworker was operating a Kobelco Excavator being used to move auger rods. Employee #1 h ad just positioned himself next to an auger rod to act as spotter when the excav ator pushed the auger rod forward. The auger rod struck and rolled over Employe e #1. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the ho spital, admitted, and treated for fractures to his left leg tibia and fibula bon es.

Keywords: auger, construction, construction vehicle, drill, equipment operator, excavator, fracture, leg, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition  

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1290383.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Helpers, construction trades

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