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Accident: 170605455 - Employee Injures Knee On Front End Loader Bucket

Accident: 170605455 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/22/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11996845105/05/19933341Tst Inc Dba Timco Standard Tandem
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on April 22, 1993, Employee #1 and a coworker were repositioning a railroad boxcar by towing it with a John Deere front end loader. The loader stopped along the tracks and the boxcar coasted forward with Employee #1 riding on the step above the car coupler. As the car rolled, the employee's left knee contacted the bucket of the front end loader. He was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: knee, front end loader, loader bucket, railroad car, caught by, riding on equipment, boxcar
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119968451 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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