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Accident: 170695100 - Employee Injured When Ejected From Overturned Earth Roller

Accident: 170695100 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 03/17/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11221988603/19/19921794P G Ulibarri Inc
Employee #1, of P.G. Ulibarri Inc., was compacting a base surface 1 1/2 in. above regular soil. Employee #1 admitted that he got too close to the edge with the 1 to 3 ton capacity Case 102 roller. The roller, equipped with certified ROPS, tipped onto its left side. Employee #1 was thrown from the roller, dislocating his right hip bone. Employee #1 admitted that he had misjudged a hazardous situation, even though he had been told to stay away from the edge of the base. It was not established if he wore a seat belt. There were no witnesses.
Keywords: ejected, roller--const equip, work rules, construction, seat belt, dislocated, hip, inattention, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112219886 Non Hospitalized injury Dislocation Grader, dozer and scraper operators

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