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Accident: 118755.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Lift Arm, Receives Fractures I

Accident: 118755.015 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 08/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1420760.01508/05/2019The Bartley Corporation

At 10:30 a.m. on August 2, 2019, Employee 1 worked to place plastic around a spo il pile while a coworker operated a skid steer. The coworker attempted to exit t he cab of the skid steer while the lift arm and bucket were raised and contacted the lift arm control lever. This caused the lift arm to drop down onto the empl oyee's feet and cause crush injuries. The employee was taken to the hospital to treat three fractures to the right foot and two fractures to the left foot.

Keywords: construction vehicle, contact, control lever, crushed, falling object, foot, fracture, struck against
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   0 0

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1420760.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause:

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