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Accident: 170620439 - Employee'S Leg Injured By Falling Storage Rack

Accident: 170620439 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 08/20/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12019689410/11/19955144Foster Farms

Employee #1 was using an electric pallet jack to move a rack that was partially filled with egg trays. The rack began to tip, and Employee #1 slipped and fell while attempting to prevent the rack from falling. The rack fell on his right leg. Employee #1 required hospitalization.

Keywords: fracture, stand-up operator, slip, fall, storage rack, struck by, walk-behind forklift, falling object, leg, unstable load

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120196894 Hospitalized injury Fracture Graders and sorters, agricultural products

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