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Accident: 170888143 - Employee Injured When Rolling Bakery Rack Overturns

Accident: 170888143 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 07/29/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12550439908/01/19965149Cpc Baking Business
Employee #1 was transferring bakery goods from rolling racks to her delivery truck at a warehouse and distribution center. The racks were 2 1/2 ft long by 7 1/2 ft wide by 7 ft tall. Employee #1 activated an electric roll-up door and moved between racks to bring one back to her truck. She was approximately 3 to 4 ft away from a rack standing directly against the roll-up door as it was going up when the bottom edge of the door became caught under the rack and tipped it over on her. Employee #1 sustained two fractured vertebrae and four fractured ribs.
Keywords: delivery work, clearance, fracture, work rules, bakery rack, caught by, rib, struck by, vertebra, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125504399 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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