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Accident: 93897.015 - Employee Falls Onto Lawn Mower And Fractures Ankle

Accident: 93897.015 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 02/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1217054.01503/14/20171521317716141 - Thomas Avgerakis Custom Homes Inc
At 10:00 a.m. on February 13, 2017, Employee #1 was working off of a platform th at was five feet off of the ground. The employee fell off of the platform and la nded on a riding lawn mower that was on the ground below. His foot got caught in the steering wheel of the mower, and his ankle was severely broken. Employee #1 was hospitalized for four nights.
Keywords: ankle, caught in, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, fracture, lawn mower, steering wheel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1217054.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported FallDist: 11
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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