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Accident: 111029.015 - Employee Injures Leg When Run Over By Back Hoe

Accident: 111029.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 08/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1341884.01508/20/2018Alpine Cemetery Association
At 2:30 p.m. on August 10, 2018, Employee #1 was operating a back hoe carrying t he vault to a newly dug grave. The employee was guiding the vault with a use of a rope, walking in front of the backhoe aiding the operator. The employee attemp ted to avoid a low hanging tree branch that was present along the way. This acti on made him move into the path of travel and placed him in front of the backhoe. As he was moving to avoid the branch, he misstepped and stumbled to the ground. The operator did not see him fall and drove over the employee's left leg. The e mployee incurred unspecified injuries to his leg. He was hospitalized to treat his leg.
Keywords: backhoe, fall, leg, run over, slip, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1341884.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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