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Accident: 201497468 - Forklift Operator'S Arm Is Is Injured

Accident: 201497468 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 10/18/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31672074702/04/20130761Ffa Farm Labor Services
On October 18, 2012, Employee #1, a 58-year-old male with FFA Farm Labor Service based in Fresno, was dumping seed waste product into a highway truck trailer end-dump. He drove his forklift to the front of the trailer and climbed up the front of the trailer when it began to tip forward. Employee #1 tried to move back onto the forklift, but his arm became gripped between the cage on the forklift and the trailer front. Employee #1 was transported to Hanford Regional Medical Center for treatment to his right upper arm that caused him to undergo surgery to transplant a new artery from his leg.
Keywords: agriculture, rops, driver, caught between, industrial truck, arm, artery, trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316720747 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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