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Accident: 97351.015 - Employee Pinned Between Machinery And Incurs Leg Fracture

Accident: 97351.015 -- Report ID: 0152300 -- Event Date: 06/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1246045.01506/28/2017City Of Caribou
At 8:15 a.m. on June 27, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworkers #1 and #2, employed by a city public works department, were patching pot holes on a road. Employee #1 was shoveling asphalt. Coworker #1 was leveling the asphalt with a rake, and Coworker #2 was operating a Trackless MT Roller. The roller lurched in reverse, and Employee #1 was pinned between the roller and the patch wagon. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a leg fracture and open wound. He required surgery to remove asphalt debris from the wound.
Keywords: pinned, struck by, roller--const equip, caught between, fracture, powered industrial vehicle, leg, construction, asphalt, road paving
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1246045.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Paving, Surfacing & Tamping Equipment Operator

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