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Accident: 109798.015 - Employee Injures Knee When Metal Grate Falls Over During Unl

Accident: 109798.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 09/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1350091.01509/25/2018Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
At 9:59 p.m. on September 4, 2018, an employee was delivering material to a customer and was standing the back of a tractor trailer. The employee was unloading a 3 by 20 foot metal steel grate weighing about 1,600 lbs that was leaning against the side wall of the trailer. The employee was struck by the grate when it fell over and damaged his knee. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, knee, metal sheet, falling object, steel plate, tractor trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1350091.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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