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Accident: 6380.015 - Employee Strikes Head On Concrete Floor After Being Struck B

Accident: 6380.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 02/07/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
190976.01502/07/2012United States Postal Service

At 7:30 p.m. on February 7, 2012, Employee #1 had just finished unloading a trai ler and was standing between docks 10 and 11. A coworker, forklift operator, wa s pulling a load of empty letter trays from a trailer in dock 3. This coworker struck Employee #1 while backing up. Employee #1 was struck in the leg by the f orklift and his leg became trapped. Employee #1 tried pulling his leg free but fell backwards, striking his head on the concrete floor.

Keywords: concrete slab, dock, fall, head, industrial truck, leg, tractor trailer

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 190976.015 1 M Hospitalized injury Postmasters and mail superintendents

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