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Accident: 137197.015 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Falling Tote

Accident: 137197.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 05/24/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1533692.01506/01/2021F. C. And Sons Roofing, Inc.
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on May 24, 2021, an employee, apprentice, was working on transferring paint from a tote to a bucket. The employee and a coworker wer e working together in taking the paint out of a tote. One tote (less than half-f illed) was put on another fully-filled tote of paint. The employee was moving/sh aking the upper tote to try to take the leftover paint out. Suddenly, the upper tote slipped and landed on the employee's left ankle. The employee was hospitali zed for treatment , including surgery.
Keywords: ankle, falling object, paint, struck by, tote box
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1533692.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Roofers: Helpers

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