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Accident: 105965.015 - Employee Falls From Tractor While Preparing It To Be Painted

Accident: 105965.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 05/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1318820.01505/22/2018Caterpillar, Inc.
At 6:20 a.m. on May 15, 2018, an employee had driving a PL-83 pipe laying tractor to the paint load station and was beginning to sand a portion of it prior to painting it. The employee tripped and fell backwards 2 feet onto the tracks, rolled off of them, and fell approximately 5 feet to the concrete floor. The employee was hospitalized with multiple rib fractures and several contusions.
Keywords: rib, fracture, fall, contusion, tripped, tractor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1318820.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Painting and paint spraying machine operators

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