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Accident: 739581 - Employee Breaks Leg When Caught Between Compactor And Trench

Accident: 739581 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 09/14/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10430140309/15/19881522Colson And Colson Const. Co., Inc.
Employee #1 was using a roller-type compactor to compress soil in a trench when he was trapped against the trench wall. His leg was broken below the knee.
Keywords: knee, fracture, dirt tamper, roller--const equip, construction, trench, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104301403 Hospitalized injury Fracture Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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