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Accident: 201497112 - Fruit Worker Is Injured When Struck By Falling Bin

Accident: 201497112 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 11/07/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31672069711/14/20120723Cornerstone Packing & Cooling
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on November 7, 2012, Employee #1, a 29-year-old male laborer with Cornerstone Packing and Cooling, was cleaning up fruit from under a bin in-feed conveyor section. As he was cleaning up the fruit, he was struck on the back from a falling bin. Employee #1 was thrown forward and onto the conveyor system's rollers and sustained multiple unspecified body fractures injuries. Employee #1 was hospitalized as a result of this event.
Keywords: fracture, agriculture, back, conveyor, fruit packing, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316720697 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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