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Accident: 655720 - Truck Driver'S Wrist Fractured In Fall From Dump Truck

Accident: 655720 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 04/04/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12211839104/04/19974212J.W. Mclernon Trucking
Employee #1, a truck driver, was standing atop his 18-wheel dump truck, which was being loaded with demolition debris by a Caterpillar 245 excavator. The excavator hit the rear end of the truck, causing Employee #1 to lose his balance and fall to the ground. He sustained a fractured wrist.
Keywords: loading, fracture, work rules, collision, dump truck, excavator, fall, lost balance, truck driver, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 122118391 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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