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Accident: 170851919 - Employee'S Arm Fractured In Fall From Fork Lift Platform

Accident: 170851919 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 07/01/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12030853107/07/20001751H L Vineyard Construction Co Inc
Employee #1, a 20-year-old carpenter, and a coworker were on an elevated work platform secured to the forks and mast of a lift truck. The truck operator was moving the truck and then stopped abruptly to avoid a floor hole. The platform was jolted slightly and Employee #1 fell over the front railing. He fractured his lower arm and wrist.
Keywords: fracture, carpenter, floor hole, work rules, construction, riding on equipment, industrial truck, fall, arm, elevated work plat
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120308531 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from vehicle (vehicle/construction equipment)

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