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Accident: 116586.015 - Employee Breaks Leg After Being Struck By Unstable Catwalk

Accident: 116586.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 05/20/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1403858.01505/28/2019Graham Packaging Company, L.P.
At 7:30 a.m. on May 20, 2019, an coworker was operating a forklift positioning a 20 foot long 22 inch wide metal catwalk on an Auto Tec line when the catwalk ti lted and struck an employee (the spotter) on the ground. The employee suffered a broken leg and ankle and was hospitalized.
Keywords: ankle, catwalk, equipment operator, falling object, forklift, fracture, inexperience, leg, maintenance, material handling, puncture, struck by, structure moving, suspended load, training, unsecured, unstable load, uns
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1403858.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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