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Accident: 109848.015 - Freight Driver Sustains Fractures When Crushed By Pallet

Accident: 109848.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 09/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351805.01510/09/2018Saia Motor Freight Line, Llc
At 11:00 a.m. on September 28, 2019, an employee was in the process of removing a piece of freight from the back of a trailer. The employee had released the hooks holding a nearly 2 ton palletized steel plate against a trailer wall. The pallet fell over onto the employee, resulting in fractures to his leg and ankle.
Keywords: palletized cargo, crushed, fracture, leg, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1351805.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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