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Accident: 103992.015 - Employee Sustains Compression Fracture Of Vertebrae

Accident: 103992.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 03/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1302971.01503/20/2018Staffing Network
At 12:45 p.m. on March 6, 2018, an employee was working for a temporary staffing agency. He was working at a facility where paper products were shredded. He was standing on an infeed conveyor to remove paper product from a shredder. A forklift drove up with a bale of cardboard on the forks. The bale rolled off the forks of the forklift and struck the employee standing on the infeed conveyor. He sustained a compression fracture of the T1 through T12 vertebrae. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: paper shredder, vertebra, fracture, industrial truck, conveyor, unsecured, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1302971.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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