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Accident: 202529517 - Employee Fractures Right Hand When Struck By Falling Load

Accident: 202529517 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 12/17/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30991310105/08/20094225California Cartage Company, Llc
At approximately 3:25 p.m. on December 17, 2008, Employee #1, a warehouse worker, suffered an injury to his ribs and a serious fracture injury to his right hand when a falling load landed on his hand. Employee #1 was loading a container, when the bottom support for the container broke and the load landed on his right hand. Employee #1 was taken to the St. Mary's Hospital where he was and hospitalized, underwent surgery for his right hand and received further treatment at a clinic.
Keywords: fracture, warehouse, containerized cargo, falling object, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309913101 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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