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Accident: 95893.015 - Employee Is Injured While Operating Skid Steer

Accident: 95893.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 05/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1235620.01505/26/2017Yuba County Water Agency
At 1:40 p.m. on May 8, 2017, an employee was operating a Caterpillar skid steer with a boom mower attachment on the front of it. As the employee used the equipm ent to mow weeds along a berm, he misjudged the landscape and inadvertently back ed the skid steer off of the hill. The skid steer rolled end over end down the h ill and came to rest against a tree that was approximately 70 feet down the hill . The employee sustained multiple fractures, as well as the amputation of his ri ght leg just below the knee.
Keywords: equipment operator, fracture, lawn mower, leg, overturn, unstable surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1235620.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Equipment Operator: Skidsteer/Bobcat

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