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Accident: 201522869 - Employee Is Injured While Operating Lawn Equipment

Accident: 201522869 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 04/11/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31084767804/11/20070782Yale University
Employee #1 was using a self-propelled lawn aeration machine and was pinned between the machine and a window mounted air conditioning unit. When found, Employee #1 had no pulse, no breathing and was unresponsive when the Emergency Services arrived. Employee #1 also sustained soft tissue and internal injuries, as well as, possible brain injury due to lack of oxygen. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: oxygen deficiency, unconsciousness, asphyxiated, pinned
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310847678 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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