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Accident: 200772036 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Stock Falling From Lift

Accident: 200772036 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 07/24/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30381291107/25/20025211Home Depot-Danvers
On July 24, 2002, Employee #1 was using a Raymond-Gofer to pick stock when the platform became stuck in the elevated position. A coworker used the emergency lowering valve to release the platform. All of the hydraulic pressure released at once, causing the platform to plummet to the ground. Employee #1 was struck by the stock that came off the platform. He sustained contusions and was transported to the hospital for observation.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, unsecured, stuck, industrial truck, struck by, flying object, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303812911 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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