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Accident: 201128857 - Employeetrip, Is Struck By Falling Object, Fractures Hip

Accident: 201128857 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 12/05/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31577373912/30/20114212Jit Transportation
On December 5, 2011, Employee #1, of Jit Transportation, was inside a truck rearranging its contents. He moved a crate to an aisle location inside the truck. He then moved a 400 pound pallet (by sliding it on the floor). Employee #1 had forgotten where the crate had been placed, and, as a result, he tripped over it. Employee #1 fell on the floor, and upon impact, the 400 pound pallet fell over him. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital and treated for a fractured hip. No accident related violations were issued.
Keywords: fracture, crate, truck, fall, pallet, struck by, falling object, hip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315773739 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, light

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