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Accident: 116568.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Equipment Rollover

Accident: 116568.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 05/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1403695.01505/28/2019Muschlitz Excavating, Inc.
At 11:45 a.m. on May 22, 2019, Employee #1, employed by an excavation company, w as engaged in site preparation for a new commercial building. He was operating a Sakai SV540 compact roller and performing compaction of soil. As the employe e was backing up the roller, the rear left tire ran off the edge of the embankme nt. The equipment rolled off the embankment's edge and down 4 to 5 feet to the lower level, landing on the equipment's left side. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of a rib fracture, a pelvis fracture, and possible concussion.
Keywords: backing up, blunt force trauma, concussion, construction, embankment, equipment operator, fracture, pelvis, rib, roll-over, roller--const equip, seat belt, tire
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1403695.015 76 M Hospitalized injury Operating engineers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause:

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