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Accident: 95619.015 - Employee Slips On Counter Weight Of Platform Riser, Bruising

Accident: 95619.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 04/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1233161.01505/17/2017Crop Production Services, Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on April 22, 2017, an employee was working from an elevated platfor m to fill a nurse tank. With one foot on a fold down platform and another foot on the running gear step that held the nurse tanks, the employee connected a ho se near the top of the tank. As the employee stepped backwards, he contacted the counter weight of the platform riser and his right leg went through the opening of the running gear (step). His leg an ankle sustained a contusion on its lower portion and knee, which he was hospitalized and received treatment.
Keywords: caught in, contusion, counterbalance, fall, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1233161.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Driver-sales workers

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