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Accident: 120285.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries When Struck By Garbage Bin

Accident: 120285.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 05/06/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1402578.01505/21/201935 District Agriculture Association

At 11:15 a.m. on May 6, 2019, an employee was operating a John Deere 5210 Tracto r in reverse moving a garbage bin which was elevated and with a rope from the bi n rapped around the throttle lever. As the employee was driving the lever was pu lled which caused the tractor to accelerate and strike other nearby garbage bins . This caused the bin to fall off the front end attachment and strike the employ ee. The employee incurred lacerations to his head and face and broken ribs and was hospitalized.

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Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1402578.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Janitors and cleaners

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