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Accident: 201636123 - Trackhoe Strikes And Pins Employee Who Suffers Injuries

Accident: 201636123 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 07/26/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31027184608/02/20063531Pierce Pacific Manufacturing Inc

At approximately 2:45 p.m. on July 26, 2006, an employee was removing a set block that was between a Trackhoe undercarriage and the super structure. The super structure then struck, and pinned the employee on the track. When the super structure hit the track, it rebounded and allowed the employee to roll off and onto the floor. The employee sustained fractured ribs and a punctured lung, and was hospitalized.

Keywords: fracture, lung, pinned, mechanic, earthmoving equip, caught between, rib, excavator, struck by, puncture

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310271846 Hospitalized injury Fracture Heavy equipment mechanics

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