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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170846620 - Employee Injured After Backing Off Loading Ramp.

Accident: 170846620 -- Report ID: 0950652 -- Event Date: 08/20/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11989973008/22/19961442United Rock Products
At approximately 5:45 p.m. on August 20, 1996, Employee #1 was backing a 988 Caterpillar front end loader down a loading ramp when he went off the side of the unbermed ramp. The loader fell approximately 8 ft, and Employee #1 sustained an injury to one or more discs in his back. He was hospitalized for three days and had not returned to work as of January 23, 1997.
Keywords: front end loader, guardrail, equipment operator, loading ramp, driver, back, fall, loader, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119899730 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported

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