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Accident: 170633093 - Employee Fractures Arm In Fall From Hand Truck To Floor

Accident: 170633093 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 06/21/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11978454407/01/19963053Western Gasket Packing Co.

At approximately 1:00 p.m. on June 21, 1996, Employee #1, of Western Gasket and Packing Company, was using a battery-operated hand truck to move a pallet of black fiber from one station to another. While turning, he lost his balance and held out his left hand to prevent a fall. He sustained a fractured left arm and was taken to Stacy Medical Clinic, where he was hospitalized and then treated as an outpatient.

Keywords: fracture, fall, mech mat handling, arm, walk-behind forklift, lost balance

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119784544 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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