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Accident: 201084324 - Employee Injures Arm When Struck By Cab Of Tractor

Accident: 201084324 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 08/19/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12032128610/02/20031611Pavement Recycling Systems
On August 19, 2003, Employee #1 was cleaning the engine compartment of a Case 95XT Skid Steer tractor. He either bypassed the block-out devices on the cab of the tractor or did not use them, which resulted in the cab falling on his arm. The impact of the falling cab on his arm caused multiple fractures. He was taken to a medical center for emergency treatment where he underwent surgical procedures and was then hospitalized for postoperative care.
Keywords: fracture, cleaning, engine, struck by, tractor trailer, arm, compartment
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120321286 Hospitalized injury Fracture Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Other

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