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Accident: 117650.015 - Employee Fractures Vertebrae In Fall During Horseplay

Accident: 117650.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 04/12/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1399602.01504/30/2019North State Grocery Inc
At 6:30 p.m. on April 12, 2019, an employee, coworker #1 and two other coworkers were preparing a room to receive grocery products. Coworker #1 was conducting h orseplay when he ran and climbed up a pallet of dog food. Coworker #1 challenged the employee to perform the same activity. The employee ran up to the pallets a nd placed his right foot on a pallet of grocery products and his left foot on th e pallet of dog food. The employee's left foot punctured the plastic wrap on the dog food causing him to fall backwards. The employee was unable to catch himsel f due to his left foot being caught in the plastic wrap and he fell approximatel y four feet to the concrete floor. The employee fractured his C-7 vertebrae and was hospitalized.
Keywords: back, blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught in, climbing, fall, fracture, horseplay, material handling, pallet, palletized cargo, struck against, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1399602.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Cashiers

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