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Accident: 117751.015 - Employee Incurs Open Arm Break After Being Struck By Strap

Accident: 117751.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 04/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1398828.01505/06/2019Lisa Copeland

At 9:00 a.m. on April 7, 2019, an employee (an independant contractor) was train ing a horse and was in the process of turning the horse loose in a stall when th e horse stepped on a rubber strap causing the strap to stretch. The strap snappe d back and struck the employee on the right arm causing an open fracture to his ulna and requiring hospitalization.

Keywords: animal, animal handler, arm, blunt force, blunt force trauma, fracture, high pressure, horse, lost control, multi-employer worksite, multiemployer, struck by, training

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1398828.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Miscellaneous hand working occupations

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