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Accident: 96715.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries While Mowing Lawn At A G

Accident: 96715.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 06/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1242990.01506/27/2017Oliphant Haltom Golf Llc
At 8 a.m. on June 14, 2017, Employee #1, a 71 year-old maintenance worker was dr iving a hydraulic Toro Triplex Greensmower #21 up a hill mowing the lawn on gree n #7. Employee #2 was placing markers and saw Employee #1 flying through the ai r backwards. Employee #2 called Employee #3, the superintendent, who was working . Employee #2 told Employee #3 to get an ambulance and that he was on the 7th ca nyon. Employee #3 said that he would be right there. Employee #2 observed that E mployee #1 was unconscious for a minute. Employee #3 arrived and Employee #1 was sitting up. Employee #4 was also with the injured employee. Employee #1 had a r ed mark on top of the head and on the forehead. Employee #1 refused to go in the ambulance. Employee #3 and Employee #4 took Employee #1 to a Hospital. The doc tor's observed Employee #1 for a while, treated his wounds and then released the employee. Employee #1 sustained an injured lower back, a closed fracture of the 1st lumbar vertebrae, abrasions to the head, a skinned left shoulder, and a bru ised the right leg.
Keywords: abrasion, agriculture machinery/vehicle, fracture, head, lawn mower, leg, shoulder, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1242990.015 71 M Non Hospitalized injury Mechanical controls and valve repairers

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