Accident Report Detail
Accident: 97496.015 - Skid Steer Operator Incurs Leg, Foot Injuries
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1249597.015||07/24/2017||Harty Tractor Services, Inc|
At 11:00 a.m. on July 20, 2017, Employee #1, an equipment operator employed by a site development company, was performing landscaping work at a job site. He was standing in front of a Caterpillar CAT 277B Skid Steer machine and attempting t o remove a 78 inches long earth moving bucket from the front of the machine by r eleasing locking handles. One handle would not release. Employee #1 struck the handle with a 2-pound hammer, which caused the handle to release the bucket. The bucket struck Employee #1's left leg. Emergency services were called, and Empl oyee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for lacera tions to the left shin and fractures to his left foot.
|1||1249597.015||60||M||Hospitalized injury||Heavy equipment mechanics||FallDist: