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Accident: 104252.015 - Employee Sustains Contusions And Fractured Vertebra In Atv R

Accident: 104252.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 10/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1278132.01511/15/2017Ledson Ranch
At 8:00 a.m. on October 30, 2017, Employee #1 was operating a Honda Four Wheel A ll-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), Model TRX500FM5, weighing approximately 679 pounds, up the service trail on the slope perpendicular to the rows of grape vines. While performing an inspection on the ATV, climbing an approximately 23 degree sloped hill with uneven ground and assorted size aggregate, his coworker was sitting on the front cargo rack. The front of the ATV started to rise up off of the groun d and the coworker jumped off, causing the ATV to overturn backwards unto Employ ee #1. The employee suffered a closed L-4 vertebral fracture and multiple contu sions. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was admitted for treatm ent.
Keywords: atv, agriculture, contusion, fracture, overturn, roll-over, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1278132.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Farm workers

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