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Accident: 106355.015 - Employee Is Struck By Auger Rod And Fractures Leg

Accident: 106355.015 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 01/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1290383.01501/19/2018Jafec Usa, Inc.
At 10:45 a.m. on January 6, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a cons truction company, were working at a multiemployer highway project. The coworker was operating a Kobelco Excavator being used to move auger rods. Employee #1 h ad just positioned himself next to an auger rod to act as spotter when the excav ator pushed the auger rod forward. The auger rod struck and rolled over Employe e #1. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the ho spital, admitted, and treated for fractures to his left leg tibia and fibula bon es.
Keywords: auger, construction, construction vehicle, drill, equipment operator, excavator, fracture, leg, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1290383.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Helpers, construction trades

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