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Accident: 201631918 - Employee Fractured Vertebrae When Load Of Plywood Toppled

Accident: 201631918 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 06/08/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30461170006/15/20015021Canac Kitchens Us Limited
An employee sustained a fractured neck when a load of plywood toppled as he was preparing to unload it from a delivery van. The load toppled over when he released the straps that secured the stack of material vertically inside the van. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: loading, fracture, load shift, caught between, truck, load binder, neck, tie-off, vertebra, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304611700 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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