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Accident: 201637758 - Employee'S Knee Is Fractured In Fall From Unsecured Platform

Accident: 201637758 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 05/07/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31169996105/08/20080181Glenn Walters Nursery Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31170000905/09/20087363Barrett Business Services Inc
On May 7, 2008, coworker #2 was pulling a large plastic tarp from a nursery hoophouse using a forklift with a manlift platform attached. Employee #1 and coworker #1 were on the platform while it was elevated. The unsecured platform was pulled from the forks and they both fell approximately 8 ft. Coworker #1 was not injured. Employee #1 suffered a fractured left knee cap and a lacerated toe and was hospitalized.
Keywords: knee, unsecured, industrial truck, laceration, toe, elevator, platform, fracture, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311699961 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 311700009 Occupation not reported

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