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Accident: 103736.015 - Employee Operating Street Sweeper Fractures Ankles

Accident: 103736.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 09/29/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1270274.01510/13/2017State Of California Department Of Transportation
At 11:30 a.m. on September 29, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a state transporta tion department, was operating a road sweeping machine, Broce Broom Model 350. As he navigated a down slope highway, he lost control of the vehicle and jumped out before the vehicle crashed into the side of a mountain. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted a nd treated for fractures of both ankles.
Keywords: ankle, broom, cleaning, construction, driver, fracture, highway, lost control, maintenance, sweeper
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1270274.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Equipment Operator: Heavy

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