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Accident: 143077.015 - Employee Fractures Clavicle, Leg When Struck By Falling Carr

Accident: 143077.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/21/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1574383.01501/25/2022Western Mountain Transport Inc.

At 9:00 a.m. on January 21, 2022, an employee was getting ready to unload two GK Machines, Inc. Hoop Carriers from a flatbed truck trailer. One of the carriers the employee was preparing to unload fell off the side of a flatbed trailer and landed on him. The trailer was parked on unlevel ground and when the employee u nhooked three of the chain binders the carrier started to roll. The employee sto od in front of one side of the carrier trying to hold it back when it fell off t he trailer. The employee fractured his clavicle and left leg and was transported to a medical center, where he was admitted for treatment.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, chain, clavicle, crushed, fracture, injury illness prevention program, leg, lost control, material handling, motor vehicle, shoulder, slope, sloping, struck by, trailer, truck, truck d

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1574383.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer

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