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Accident: 201103694 - Employee'S Head Struck The Rear Cab Of Bobcat And Paralyzed

Accident: 201103694 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 04/21/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30081636006/16/20030241E&R Prins Dairy
On April 21, 2003, the herdsman was operating a Bobcat bring in replacement dirt to a 20-ft by 70-ft pin. He was bringing in a load of dirt to fill a hole at the gate of the pin when the Bobcat bounced. The herdsman left foot pushed down on the toe of the pedal causing the loader to hit the ground. The herdsman bounced backwards in the seat striking the back of the head on the rear of the cab. He had immediate paralysis from the neck down. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: paralysis, struck against, industrial truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300816360 Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction

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