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Accident: 201072220 - Employee Suffers Fractures In Fall From Loading Dock

Accident: 201072220 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 03/24/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on March 24, 2008, Employee #1 was working for Aerotek. He was on a temporary assignment in the shipping/receiving area for BERG, a manufacturer of orthopedic braces. To provide ventilation, Employee #1 opened one of the doors on the loading dock. He was injured when he fell off the loading dock while pulling down the bug screen. He fell approximately 4 ft to the concrete driveway. Employee #1 was hospitalized at Tri-City Hospital for treatment of a fractured arm and several fractured ribs.
Keywords: fracture, ventilation, screen, rib, fall, arm, loading dock, door
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310815733 Hospitalized injury Fracture Traffic, shipping and receiving clerks

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