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Accident: 94668.015 - Employee Operating Jackhammer Falls And Fractures Vertebrae

Accident: 94668.015 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 04/06/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1224424.01504/12/2017Dresser-Rand Company
At 3:00 p.m. on April 6, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a supplier of rotating e quipment, was engaged in the demolition of a foundation at a construction worksi te. He was operating a jackhammer when he dropped the machine, overreached to c atch it, and fell. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transpor ted to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractured vertebrae.
Keywords: construction, demolition, dismantling, fall, falling object, fracture, jackhammer, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1224424.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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