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Accident: 111206.015 - Employee Lacerates Kidney When Knocked Off Balance By Forkli

Accident: 111206.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 06/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1339357.01508/09/2018J H Biotech Inc
At 3:30 p.m. on June 20, 2018, an employee was painting the warehouse ceiling wh ile being hoisted up to a work platform by a JH Biotech Forklift. The coworker struck an HVAC duct while backing up that knocked the employee off balance and h e struck the work platform rails, lacerating his right kidney. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: backing up, elevated work plat, forklift, hvac, kidney, laceration, powered industrial vehicle, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair   15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1339357.015 36 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause:

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