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Accident: 108786.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Fractures In Fall From Hay Stack

Accident: 108786.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 08/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1343450.01508/29/2018Mike Coelho
At 6:46 a.m. on August 27, 2018, Employee #1 was on the top of a 12-14 foot stac k of hay, tying the bales in the top row together so they would not separate and fall when the stack was moved with Hay Squeeze #3. After he completed tying the bales, he began to climb down from the top of the stack and fell. The employee was hospitalized for a concussion, two fractured vertebrae, and four broken ribs .
Keywords: agriculture, concussion, fall, fracture, rib, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1343450.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, light

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