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Accident: 787754 - Employee Is Run Over By Grader Left Running In Gear

Accident: 787754 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 08/27/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12370745708/27/19932411Gross & Son Inc

At about 3:30 p.m. on August 26, 1993, Employee #1 was working alone grading a dirt logging road. He stopped the grader and left the operator's station. He left the grader idling without setting the brake. Employee #1 crawled underneath the grader, at which time it began to roll. The grader rolled over Employee #1 who sustained a broken left leg, broken ribs, and severe head lacerations. After the accident, Employee #1 crawled to a nearby road and was found by a passerby.

Keywords: fracture, grader, head, vehicle in gear, brake, roll-over, work rules, laceration, logging, leg

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123707457 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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