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Accident: 202448007 - Employee Is Pinned Between Boom And Outrigger

Accident: 202448007 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 12/04/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31060161201/22/20080782Hunter Landscape
At approximately 2:50 p.m. on December 04, 2007, Employee #1 was loading plant pots on a loader backhoe, a Case; Model number 580M Series-2 loader backhoe, Serial Number N5C388554. He was near the controls of the rear boom while the engine was on between the rear boom and outrigger. As he was putting 5 gallons size pots, one fell on the control pedal which moved the boom to the right. Employee #1 was pinned between the boom and the outrigger. He fractured his right shoulder, five ribs, and punctured his lungs. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, shoulder, outrigger, caught by, caught between, rib, struck by, backhoe, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310601612 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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