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Accident: 103345.015 - Employee Falls From Elevated Work Platform And Fractures Hip

Accident: 103345.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 02/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1296902.01502/21/2018Nor-Am Cold Storage
At 1:18 p.m. on February 7, 2018, an employee was removing a corrugated plastic sheet between the cardboard boxes of meat. The employee noticed that the wooden pallet was broken and started to replace it. As the employee pulled the pallet , a box tipped over and the employee climbed up the pallet tipper and fell appro ximately 35 inches. The employee fractured his hip and was hospitalized.
Keywords: elevated work plat, fall, fracture, hip, pallet, palletized cargo
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1296902.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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