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Accident: 201942232 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Backhoe

Accident: 201942232 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 05/18/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30945894105/22/20067999Kualoa Ranch & Activity Club Inc
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on May 18, 2006, Employee #1, a backhoe operator, parked the unit and lowered the frontend loader bucket to the ground. Employee walked around to the front of the backhoe to check on the laborer filling in at the cattle guard face, when the backhoe began to roll. As Employee #1 turned toward it, his left foot was in the cattle guard. The frontend loader blade struck his left foot, severing it at the ankle. Employee #1 fell and the unit ran over his right for arm partially severing it above the wrist. Employee #1 was able to board and stop the backhoe. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: amputated, front end loader, equipment operator, struck by, blade, backhoe, foot, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309458941 Hospitalized injury Amputation Operating engineers

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