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Accident: 201509544 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Unstable Load

Accident: 201509544 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 11/13/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31235840112/08/20095093Direct Recycling,Inc
At approximately 5:10 p.m. on November 13, 2009, Employee #1, a warehouse worker, was using a forklift to unload plastic shrink wrap materials from a container. When he encountered difficulty moving a bundle of shrink wrap, he dismounted the forklift, climbed on top of another bundle, and pushed the bundle he was unloading. Employee #1 then slipped and fell approximately 4 ft to the container floor. He was hospitalized at San Leandro Hospital for a fractured pelvis and a sprained shoulder.
Keywords: fracture, shoulder, unsecured, warehouse, industrial truck, pelvis, fall, containerized cargo, unstable load, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312358401 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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