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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170617286 - Employee Cracks Rib And Vertebrae In Fall To Trailer Bed

Accident: 170617286 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 05/13/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12008551911/03/19940241Manuel Martin Jr Dairy
Employee #1 was helping to load a trailer with hay. He was about 6 to 7 ft above the trailer pulling bales of hay down with a hay hook. Employee #1 grabbed for a bale of hay and missed the baling string on the bale. When he pulled back, the hook slipped through and he fell backward onto the trailer bed. Employee #1 stood up, got off the trailer bed, then fell to the ground in pain. He was taken home to rest and was later taken to a clinic and diagnosed as having a cracked rib and vertebrae. Employee #1 was then taken to a hospital, where he stayed for three days for observation.
Keywords: loading, fracture, agriculture, rib, fall, trailer, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120085519 Hospitalized injury Fracture Farm workers

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