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Accident: 109529.015 - Employee Fractures Leg While Mowing Embankment

Accident: 109529.015 -- Report ID: 0152300 -- Event Date: 08/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1349349.01508/23/2018Msad #1
At 9:30 a.m. on August 13, 2018, an employee was using push rotary lawn mower wi th ropes attached in an attempt to pull and lower the mower back and forth acros s the steep bank while standing on the top of the embankment. The employee slipp ed and one foot slid on a low spot of the slope causing him to fall onto his rig ht lower leg, which resulted in a fracture.
Keywords: embankment, fall, fracture, lawn mower, leg, slip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1349349.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Janitors and cleaners

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