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Accident: 511725 - Employee'S Toe Injured By Falling Compactor

Accident: 511725 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 12/12/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11221947212/17/19911731Santa Maria Electric, Inc.
At approximately 8:10 a.m. on December 12, 1991, Employee #1, of Santa Maria Electric, Inc., was operating a walk-behind sheep foot compactor. When he was lowering it into a trench that was about 3 ft wide by 2 ft deep, the bumper fell down against the dirt bank, catching Employee #1's big toe between the bumper and the dirt bank. His toe suffered a chipped bone injury. Employee #1 was wearing regular work boots, not hard toe shoes or any other foot protection.
Keywords: dirt tamper, ppe, work rules, construction, trench, caught between, toe, safety shoe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112219472 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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