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Accident: 109331.015 - Employee Fractures Both Legs When Pulled Under Fender By Doz

Accident: 109331.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1347808.01509/20/2018Peterson Contractors, Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on September 15, 2018, an employee was operating a D6 dozer. The employee stopped the dozer and exited the cab to stand on the track while he gave a truck driver directions. Failing to put the dozer in neutral gear, the dozer backed up and pulled the employee in under the fender and pinned his legs. The employee received fractures to both legs and was hospitalized.
Keywords: pinned, dozer, operator, backing up, gear, leg, fracture, tracks, operating
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1347808.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Equipment Operator: Heavy FallDist:
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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