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Accident: 201495520 - Employee Is Injured By Fall From Forklift Onto Dock Pit

Accident: 201495520 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 07/01/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31507147208/25/20114222The Hmc Group Cold Storage, Inc.
At 7:45 p.m. on July 1, 2011, Employee #1, a forklift operator, was injured when the forklift he was operating fell out the back end of the semi-trailer he was loading. As the forklift was falling, Employee #1 jumped out and landed on the concrete dock pit where he received multiple rib fractures and a compression fracture of the spine. Employee #1 was driven to the company's clinic and then was transferred to the Adventist Medical Center in Selma, California. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, dock, spine, equipment operator, industrial truck, pit, rib, fall, tractor trailer, storage area
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315071472 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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