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Accident: 116833.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries And Stroke When Crushed Be

Accident: 116833.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 04/11/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394982.01504/22/2019Atlantic Importing Company, Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on April 11, 2019, an employee was loading cases of wine into the b ack of a vehicle. After the employee removed the final box of wine from the moto rized pallet jack, a coworker, attempting to bring the jack back into the wareho use, accidentally moved forward instead of reverse. The employee was crushed bet ween the jack and the vehicle. The employee was hospitalized with internal injur ies to the spleen, liver, gallbladder, and kidney. The employee also suffered se veral fractured ribs and a stroke which rendered her left arm and hand immobile. While hospitalized, the employee contracted an infection and pneumonia.
Keywords: caught between, crushed, fracture, infection, infectious disease, kidney, liver, off loading, powered industrial vehicle, rib, spleen, stroke, struck by, warehouse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1394982.015 45 F Hospitalized injury Sales occupations, other business services

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