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Accident: 110891.015 - Employee Leg Is Fractured By Falling Pulp Bale

Accident: 110891.015 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 11/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1359566.01511/09/2018Nepw Logistics, Inc.
At 12:00 p.m. on November 3, 2018, Employee #1 was cutting and pulling wire straps from wood pulp bales, each bale weighing 550 pounds.. A forklift came towards the employee, carrying another six bales. The top bale fell forward off of the forklift and struck Employee #1's right lower leg, fracturing his fibula and tibia. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: struck by, unstable load, falling object, leg, powered industrial vehicle, fracture, forklift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1359566.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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