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Accident: 109771.015 - Employee Fractures Leg And Ankle In Fall From Elevated Work

Accident: 109771.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 09/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351203.01510/04/2018Ritchies Food Distributor, Inc.
At 7:40 p.m. on September 27, 2018, an employee was picking products from a racking system using a forklift while filling a customer's order. The employee stepped onto a skid that gave way and he fell to the floor, fracturing his left leg and ankle when he struck the concrete floor. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: skidder, storage rack, concrete, elevated work plat, leg, powered industrial vehicle, fracture, fall, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1351203.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration

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