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Accident: 143266.015 - Employee Fractures Ribs When Caught Between Railing And Exca

Accident: 143266.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/21/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1570409.01512/28/2021Chickasaw County Secondary Road Department Engineers Office

At 11:25 a.m. on December 21, 2021, an employee was flagging traffic at bridge n umber 111790, along with directing the excavator operator on picks to remove deb ris from a culvert below the bridge. The excavator operator swung the excavator (Model Number 326FL Serial Number CAT0326FEFBR20765) to retrieve materials, pi nching the employee between the bridge railing and the back of the excavator. Th e employee was hospitalized to treat fractured ribs.

Keywords: bridge, caught between, excavator, fracture, pinched, rib

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1570409.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Highway Maintenance Worker

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