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Accident: 113820.015 - Employee Falls Off Truck Bed And Fractures/Dislocates Elbow

Accident: 113820.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 12/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1369211.01512/28/2018Architectural Glass & Aluminum Co, Inc.
At 11:55 a.m. on December 13, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a glass company, wa s unloading a wooden crate containing glass panels from the bed of a truck. He was standing on the truck bed and attempting to move the crate so it would be wi thin reach of the forks of a forklift. While yanking on a 2 by 4 on one corner of the crate, the employee lost balance when a piece of the 2 by 4 snapped off. The employee fell off the truck and landed on his elbow. Employee #1 was trans ported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of a dislocated elbow and two fractured bones that required surgery.
Keywords: arm, construction, crate, dislocated, elbow, fall, fall protection, flatbed truck, forklift, forks, fracture, glass pack, lost balance, material handling, truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1369211.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers

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