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Accident: 106371.015 - Warehouse Employee Is Struck By Falling Super Sack And Susta

Accident: 106371.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 12/15/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1289049.01501/19/2018Unlimited Plastics Inc.
At 11:45 a.m. on December 15, 2017, an employee was working in a warehouse loadi ng a trailer. The employee was securing a damaged leaking super sack. A second s uper sack was stacked on top of the leaking super sack. The upper super sack fel l on the employee as he was securing the damaged leaking super sack. The employe e sustained a compressed fracture of a vertebra, hematoma in the spinal cord, lo st sensation to lower body, and nerve damage. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: falling object, fracture, struck by, vertebra, warehouse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1289049.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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