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Accident: 202523718 - Employee Sustains Fractures When Tower Hydraulic Breaks

Accident: 202523718 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 04/20/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31669875205/16/20130723Podesta Packing, Llc
On April 20, 2013, Employee #1, with Podesta Packing, LLC, fell approximately 8 feet from a pruning tower when the hydraulic cylinder sheared off. Employee #1 was hospitalized with unspecified fractures.
Keywords: tree pruner, fracture, hydraulic lift, farm machinery, hydraulic cylinder, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316698752 Hospitalized injury Fracture Farm workers

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