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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 110119.015 Event: 10/10/2018Employee Is Struck By Excavator And Fractures Leg
At 2:00 p.m. on October 10, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a cons truction company, were working at the site of a road excavation. Employee #1 wa s removing dirt from the curb area, and the coworker was operating an excavator. The excavator bucket struck Employee #1. Emergency services transported the e mployee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for multiple fracture s to his left leg.
Keywords: bucket , construction, excavation, excavator, fracture, highway work zone, leg, maintenance, repair, road, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1353708.015 Hospitalized injury Construction laborers

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