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Accident: 201043643 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Backhoe

Accident: 201043643 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 03/03/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31163968603/03/20081611Western States Contracting, Inc.
On March 3, 2008, Employee #1 was hand digging a pot hole when he was struck by a backhoe/loader. He sustained a fracture to his upper right thigh and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, construction, thigh, loader, struck by, backhoe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311639686 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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