Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 201168309 - Employee Fractured Vertebra In Fall From Elevated Pallet
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Abstract: On September 9, 2006, Employee #1 worked in a warehouse to prepare inbound and outbound cargoes for shipping and dispatching purposes. Employee #1's supervisor left the blades of a forklift raised at the halfway and walked away to do something else. While working, Employee #1 was standing on blades of a forklift to reach to an elevation, where there were protruding boxes. At the same time as Employee #1 was pushing the boxes, he lost his footings and fell about 4 ft to the ground. Employee #1 lost consciousness on the scene, sustained brain damage and fractured vertebra at levels of C2, coccyx, and C7, intervertebral foramen. Employee #1 was in a coma for 54 days. He was hospitalized. Employee #1 did not use a fall protection while working at elevation.
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|1||126161553||Hospitalized injury||Concussion||Laborers, except construction|