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Accident: 113781.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Fractures In Fall From Forklift

Accident: 113781.015 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 02/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1379799.01502/20/2019Hesselbein Tire Southwest, Inc.
At 1:50 p.m. on February 15, 2019, an employee was consolidating tires at a heig ht of 25 feet using an Order Selector Cherry Picker and stepped on a pallet that had been inserted into the Picker's forks. The employee fell when the rack bea m shifted to one side and he fell approximately 25 feet. The employee sustained a fractured vertebra, wrist, and ankle as well as sustaining trauma to his hip. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: ankle, elevated work platform, fall, forklift, fracture, hip, pallet, powered industrial vehicle, vertebra, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1379799.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Management related occupations, n.e.c.

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