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Accident: 170190573 - Employee'S Thumb And Elbow Broken In Fall From Loading Dock

Accident: 170190573 -- Report ID: 0950634 -- Event Date: 06/07/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11206832506/14/19918999Date Material Company
At approximately 8:30 p.m. on June 7, 1991, Employee #1, the project manager, was walking on a loading dock, directing coworkers who were digging holes for a dock plate leveler. He took a step backward, lost his footing, and fell 4 ft 8 in. off the dock. Employee #1 fractured his left thumb and dislocated his elbow. He was treated at Downey Community Hospital and released the next day.
Keywords: fracture, thumb, dislocated, fall, elbow, walking backward, loading dock, lost balance, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112068325 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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