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Accident: 96464.015 - Employee Is Struck By Farm Tractor Wheel And Suffers Multipl

Accident: 96464.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 06/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1241033.01506/15/2017Farmers Cooperative Co.
At 4:00 p.m. on June 7, 2017, an employee was removing the outside dual wheel on a farm tractor to get access to the inner dual tire. The employee had the rear wheel of the tractor raised up with a jack and was using a truck mounted boom to assist with removing the outside wheel/tire assembly. The employee was struck by the wheel as it tilted and suffered five fractured ribs, a punctured lung, and a laceration behind his right ear. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: suspended load, struck by, wheel, lung, fracture, tire, rib, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1241033.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Laborers, except construction

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