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Accident: 123398.015 - Employee Breaks Leg When Knocked Down By Dock Leveler

Accident: 123398.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 01/07/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1457987.01501/22/2020Acme Dock Specialists Inc
At 10:45 a.m. on January 7, 2020, an employee was placing a safety strut under a dock leveler when the dock plate slipped out of clamp. The dock leveler struck the employee knocking him down and breaking his leg. The employee was hospitali zed for treatment.
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Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1457987.015 32 M Hospitalized injury

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