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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 100639.015 - Worker Struck By Falling Debris, Ankle Fractured

Accident: 100639.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 04/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1247143.01507/14/2017Crest Equipment Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on April 27, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction equipmen t supplier and construction debris hauler, was unloading roadway demotion debris at a material recycling plant. He was operating a CE-02 Ten-Wheel Dump Truck. Employee #1 was standing behind the truck's lifted bed and attempting to remove some debris that was stuck on the truck bed's floor. The lift gate was in the unlocked position. The debris became free from the bed, slid down, pushed the l ift gate open, fell, and struck Employee #1's left ankle. Emergency services we re called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a displaced triple fracture of the ankle.
Keywords: ankle, construction, crushing, dump truck, dump truck bed, falling object, fracture, material handling, struck by, work rules
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1247143.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, heavy

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