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Accident: 105533.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries When Struck By A 20 Lb.

Accident: 105533.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 04/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1315710.01505/10/2018Pacific Ag Rentals, Llc.
At 2:00 p.m. on April 10, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker were changing out a rubber track tread for a 8360 RT tractor. The two workers were using a 20 pound air jack, a bottle jack, with two 4 inch by 4 inch blocks to increase the jacks reach. As Employee #1 activated the air jack, the tractor shifted, causing the jack to be ejected toward the employee, striking him in the forehead. He sustained a laceration to his forehead, a skull fracture that extended to the nasal area, and a neck injury. The employee was hospitalized for four days.
Keywords: struck by, fracture, neck, laceration, forehead, skull, tractor, jack
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1315710.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Not specified mechanics and repairers

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