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Accident: 110130.015 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Plants Root Ball

Accident: 110130.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 04/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1311379.01504/26/2018Landscape Development, Inc.
On April 20, 2018, an employee was moving a plant and had set up a board with it on top of the support bars. The employee was struck by the plants root ball, slipped, and fell onto his right side, fracturing eight ribs, tore his left lateral meniscus, and a complex tear of the acetabular labrum for his hip socket. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: rib, hip, fracture, fall, slip, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1311379.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction

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