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Accident: 110308.015 - Employee Is Trampled By Horse And Sustains Blunt Force Traum

Accident: 110308.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 10/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1355187.01510/22/2018The Stronach Group
At 7:55 a.m. on October 14, 2018, an employee was working for a firm that provided pet and other animal care services. He was working as a horse handler. He was guiding horses from a corral to a barn. One 18-month-old thoroughbred was spooked while walking from the pasture and broke free from the employee. The employee slammed the gate to the pasture shut to prevent the horse from escaping. The horse charged the gate, knocking it from the hinges. The horse fell on top of the employee. The horse then trampled the employee while running out of the pasture. The employee sustained massive head and chest blunt force trauma. He was hospitalized for two or more days.
Keywords: animal, animal handler, fence, horse, head, chest, blunt force trauma, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1355187.015 18 M Hospitalized injury Other Farm workers

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