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Accident: 102335.015 - Employee Suffers Fractured Leg And Knee When Struck By Soil

Accident: 102335.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 09/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1268024.01510/04/2017Kemper Sports Management, Inc.
At 7:45 a.m. on September 28, 2017, Employee #1 was asked to troubleshoot a soil reliever being towed by a John Deere tractor at the seventeenth hole of a golf course. The employee made some adjustments to the hydraulic cylinder and then wa tched the tractor pull the reliever, while a coworker drove it forward. As he w atched, Employee #1 got too close, and the coworker struck him with the soil rel iever being towed. The employee sustained a broken left tibia and fibula, and f ractured his knee. Employee #1 was hospitalized for approximately six days.
Keywords: fracture, hydraulic cylinder, knee, leg, struck by, tibia, tractor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1268024.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Mechanical engineering technicians

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