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Accident: 106553.015 - Employee Handling Loader Fractures Ankle

Accident: 106553.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 02/21/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1298925.01503/01/2018Dv Concrete Construction Llc
At 3:45 p.m. on February 21, 2018, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a co nstruction company, were engaged in landscaping work at a six-story residential structure. Coworker #1, the operator of a Takeuchi Track Loader, Serial Number 200802225, was attempting to release the loader's dirt bucket attachment in orde r to attach the forks. He was unable to move the release lever. Employee #1, i n an effort to assist his coworker, used a piece of wood to strike and release t he lever. The lever released the dirt bucket, and the bucket fell and landed on Employee #1's left foot. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was t ransported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured ankle.
Keywords: ankle, construction vehicle, equipment failure, equipment operator, falling object, fracture, loader, material handling, residential construction, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other   6 75
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1298925.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
Cause: Landscaping

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