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Accident: 200612901 - Employee'S Leg Is Fractured When Struck By Backhoe

Accident: 200612901 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 03/25/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31158468403/25/20085083Mb Tractor & Equipment
On March 25, 2008, Employee #1 was mounting a Bradco backhoe attachment, Model No. 509, to a Kubota backhoe, Model No. L5030D, Serial No. 38772. The attachment was frozen in the snow. Employee #1 backed the tractor as close as he could to it, and attached the hydraulic lines. He stood between the tractor tire and the backhoe attachment and cycled the controls. He set the outriggers down and pushed up with the bucket. Employee #1's leg was fractured when the attachment moved suddenly and pinned his leg between an outrigger and the tractor tire. He was not hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, stuck, struck by, tractor, backhoe, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311584684 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported

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