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Accident: 202089447 - Employee Injures Back And Head In Forklift Accident

Accident: 202089447 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 09/22/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31378495109/22/20103589Nss Enterprises, Inc.
At approximately 12:30 p.m. on September 22, 2010, Employee #1 was operating a forklift to unload a semi-trailer at an industrial vacuum and floor sweeper manufacturing facility. As Employee #1 was unloading a pallet from the trailer, the truck rolled forward. This caused the forklift to fall from the facilities loading dock, injuring Employee #1. Employee #1 was taken to the University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio, where he was hospitalized and treated for multiple lacerations to his head and several broken vertebrae.
Keywords: fracture, head, brake, back, industrial truck, laceration, fall, mech mat handling, work surface, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313784951 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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