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Accident: 170183495 - Employee Injured In Fall With Roller

Accident: 170183495 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 05/25/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11983492706/30/19921771Intercoastal Concrete
Employee #1, a co-owner of Intercoastal Concrete, was operating a Bomag sheep's foot vibratory roller concrete tamping machine to compact the soil in the driveway of a hillside lot prior to pouring the driveway. He was walking the machine backward when he fell off a 7 ft grade drop. The machine fell on top of him. Employee #1 suffered two broken femurs (compound fracture of the left), and groin and back injuries.
Keywords: fracture, dirt tamper, roller--const equip, construction, back, fall, walking backward, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119834927 Hospitalized injury Fracture Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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