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Accident: 202441804 - Employee'S Foot Is Crushed When Tractor Falls From Blocks

Accident: 202441804 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/13/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12596899009/16/20057353Denardi Machinery, Inc. Dba D3 Equipment
At 10:35 a.m. on August 15, 2005, Employee #1, a heavy construction equipment mechanic, was repairing an industrial tractor, a skid steer, Case Model Number 1846, Serial Number 984144, weighing approximately 3 tons. The SAE net engine horsepower was 45 at 2200 rpm. The skid steer front wheels were removed and its front end was resting on 4 pieces of 4-in. by 4-in. wooden blocks. The skid steer back wheels remained on. Employee #1 started the equipment to perform a run test. The equipment moved in a clockwise motion and the front end fell off the wooden blocks and landed on Employee #1's right foot. Employee #1 was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, California, where his right ankle was operated. He was hospitalized for three days.
Keywords: fracture, repair, vehicle, blocks, mechanic, caught between, crushed, tractor, falling object, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125968990 Hospitalized injury Fracture Heavy equipment mechanics

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