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Accident: 113641.015 - Employee Fractures Vertebrae When Hydraulic-Powered Cab Fall

Accident: 113641.015 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 12/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1378810.01501/30/2019Acme Iron And Metal, Inc.

At 10:00 a.m. on December 18, 2018, Employee #1 was lifting a bail of recycled m aterial and lifted the hydraulic-powered cab to it's highest position. A hydraul ic fluid leaked and motor failure caused the cab to free-fall to it's lowest pos ition. The employee sustained a fractured vertebrae in the back. The employee wa s hospitalized.

Keywords: back, forklift, fracture, hydraulic crane, vertebra

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1378810.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported

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