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Accident: 201521689 - Employee Pinned Between Shelves

Accident: 201521689 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 05/20/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On May 20, 2003, Employee #1 was walking by the shelves/racks in the storage area of the facility, when management stated the racks were falling. Employee #1 turned around with her hands out as the shelves/racks fell. She was caught between the chest, back of the neck, and chin area. The racks titled onto the southern racks and Employee #1 was lodged between them. An emergency response team was called. The paramedics removed the employee, placed a back board and neck brace on her and transported her to the Milford Hospital. She was released the same day.
Keywords: chest, pinned, work rules, caught between, neck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123288680 Non Hospitalized injury Other General office clerks

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