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Accident: 201202595 - Employee Fractures Leg In Jump From Moving Machinery

Accident: 201202595 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 07/01/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30697423907/01/20047359Corvallis Rental Service Inc
On July 1, 2004, Employee #1 was unloading a backhoe from a trailer. He was backing off the backhoe and got to the rear ramps when the weight transfer of the backhoe lifted up the flat bed truck tires. This action caused the rear duals to slide into the wheel chocks originating the truck and trailer to start sliding down the hill. Employee #1 felt that the equipment started to move, so he jumped from the cab of the backhoe. He fractured a lower leg after hitting the ground and was hospitalized. The equipment slid down the hill approximately 50 ft and came to a rest against a dirt bank with the backhoe still on the trailer running.
Keywords: loading, fracture, struck against, truck, trailer, flatbed truck, backhoe, backing up, leg, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306974239 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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