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Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1380409.015 - John Deere Davenport Works
Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries When Struck By Piston Rod
At 10:30 a.m. on February 14, 2019, an employee was struck in the back by a piston rod that was jettisoned from the cylinder body while a coworker was working on a pressurized hydraulic cylinder. The employee sustained several transverse process fractures and a bruised kidney as well as being hospitalized.
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