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Accident: 123882.015 - Employee Injures Head In Motorcycle Accident

Accident: 123882.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 01/10/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1462069.01502/11/2020N. F. Incorporated

At 1:30 p.m. on January 10, 2020, an employee was working at an automotive towin g and junk yard when he was instructed to push a motorcycle from the front of th e impound yard to the rear. The employer observed the employee push the motorcyc le down the yard. As the employee turned a corner, he mounted the motorcycle and started the engine. The employee accelerated the motorcycle approximately 20 fe et at a high rate of speed but was unable to bring the motorcycle to a full stop and he collided with a metal dumpster. The employee was hospitalized to treat a head injury.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, brake, brake failure, collision, dumpster, head, motorcycle, riding on equipment, scrap yard, speeding

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1462069.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Automobile body and related repairers

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