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Accident: 201792850 - Employee Injured When Battery Falls On Him

Accident: 201792850 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 03/28/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12025643304/03/20003341Quemetco, Inc.
At approximately 2:20 p.m. on March 28, 2000, Employee #1 was removing a cover from a 2-ton battery. The batteries in this area were improperly double-stacked. A battery fell on Employee #1's leg causing a right fibular fracture, right distal fracture of the tibia, and abrasions. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: battery, fracture, fall, untrained, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120256433 Hospitalized injury Fracture Furnace, kiln and oven operators

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