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Accident: 109424.015 - Employee Amputates Leg When Compactor Rolls-Over

Accident: 109424.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 09/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1348632.01509/25/2018Jerome Bradford Enterprises, Inc.
At 10:45 a.m. on September 19, 2018, Employee #1 was operating a compactor and e ngaged in site preparation at a residential site, a multiemployer construction p roject. A water bottle fell and rolled under his seat. When he attempted to re trieve the bottle, he lost control of the compactor, which rolled off a small hi ll. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was t reated for the amputation of his right lower leg.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, construction vehicle, equipment operator, leg, lost control, residential construction, roll-over, struck by, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Other   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1348632.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting

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