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Accident: 201154689 - Employee Suffers Ruptured Disc In Back

Accident: 201154689 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 02/28/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12596626703/15/20017011Snow Summit Mountain Resort
At about 8:30 a.m. on February 28, 2001, Employee #1, a chair lift operator, was working for a ski resort operator. His supervisor was transporting him to his workstation. The snowmobile hit a set of moguls bouncing the employee riding on the back up off the seat. As Employee #1 came down, the seat and snowmobile were coming back up. The impact compressed his spine and ruptured a lower disk in his back. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: chair, spine, rupture, back
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125966267 Hospitalized injury Fracture Hoist and winch operators

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