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Accident: 14195713 - Fell While Operating Dirt Tamper.

Accident: 14195713 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 10/15/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1484872510/15/19841542Glen Arm Construction Co Inc
THE EMPLOYEE WAS OPERATING A GASOLINE TAMPER IN A DIRT AREA. HE WAS ABOVE THE FOOTINGS FOR THE RETAINING WALL. A RE-BAR PROTRUDED 42 INCHES OUT OF THE CONCRETE FOOTING (DEPTH WAS 42 INCHES, 32 INCHES WIDE). THE EQUIPMENT WAS A TWO CYCLE DIRT TAMPER, MODEL R270, SERIAL # 2701402, MBW INC., SLINGER, WISCONSIN. WHEN TURNING THE TAMPER HE LOST HIS FOOTING AND FELL INTO THE FOOTING AREA. HE SUSTAINED A PUNCTURE WOUND TO THE UPPER THIGH AND A BRUISED BACK. THE EMPLOYEE HAD BEEN WORKING FOR THE COMPANY FOR 7 YEARS AS A LABORER. HE WAS WEARING A HARD HAT AND SAFETY SHOES.
Keywords: dirt tamper, thigh, fall, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14848725 Hospitalized injury Puncture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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