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Accident: 201039989 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Box, Sustains Fractures Foot

Accident: 201039989 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 12/21/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30990853103/04/20087363Staffcheck Inc
At approximately 4:30 a.m. on December 21, 2007, Employee #1 was unloading a rail car of 40-pound boxes of frozen meat. Employee #1 and one other laborer were in the rail car unstacking the boxes and loading them onto a forklift bucket. While unstacking the boxes of frozen meat, the stack collapsed onto Employee #1's leg fracturing his right foot. Coworkers called for medical assistance and Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, industrial truck, manual mat handling, boxcar, struck by, falling object, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309908531 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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