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Accident: 201497310 - Forklift Strikes, Knocks Down And Injures Receiving Clerk

Accident: 201497310 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 10/02/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31672106712/19/20120161Pappas & Company
On October 2, 2012, Employee #1, a 45-year-old female with Pappas & Company, was assigned to the position of receiving clerk and was checking tags on melon cartoons when she walked behind a forklift. Employee #1 was struck by the back of a forklift driven by a coworker who was transporting a carton to the loading area. After Employee #1 was struck by the forklift, she was knocked down and struck her head against the concrete floor. Employee #1 was transported by ambulance to Fresno's Community Regional Medical Center where she was hospitalized and treated for a concussion. Pappas & Company was a grower of fruits and vegetables with a cold storage facility.
Keywords: loading, agriculture, industrial truck, fruit packing, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316721067 Hospitalized injury Concussion Traffic, shipping and receiving clerks

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