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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 116573.015 - Employee Fractures Leg When Struck By Sweeper

Accident: 116573.015 -- Report ID: 0551702 -- Event Date: 05/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1403716.01505/24/2019City Of Peoria - Public Works

At 7:15 a.m. on May 23, 2019, an employee was walking in a public works garage w hen Coworker #1 began backing up an Elgin Pelican street sweeper just as the emp loyee walked behind it and was struck by the sweeper. Coworker #2 signaled for C oworker #1 to stop, but the employee suffered a fracture to his lower leg and wa s hospitalized.

Keywords: abrasion, ankle, back-up alarm, backing up, communication, contusion, driver, foot, fracture, inattention, industrial truck, leg, maintenance, motor vehicle, noise, powered industrial vehicle, struck by, sweeper, walki

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1403716.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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