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Accident: 111418.015 - Employee Fractures Neck And Incurs Concussion In Fall From T

Accident: 111418.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 07/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1335649.01507/12/2018Global Team Corporation
At 1:57 p.m. on July 10, 2018, an employee was serving as a delivery driver who was making a delivery for a transportation and logistics company. After parking his box-truck trailer vehicle in the front of a driveway of a private residence by the curb, he accessed the trailer portion of the truck that measured approxim ately 8 feet by 28 feet to unload a kitchen table. As the employee was standing on the lift gate of the truck with his back turned toward the driveway, he pulle d on the side straps of the crate that contained the table. One of the straps br oke and the employee fell backwards onto the asphalt curb. The employee fell app roximately 4 feet, fracturing his neck and sustaining a concussion. Emergency se rvices were contacted and, upon arrival, the employee was taken to a nearby medi cal facility, where he was hospitalized and received treatment. He was released six days later.
Keywords: concussion, delivery work, fall, fracture, neck, struck against, truck, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1335649.015 60 M Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, light

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