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Accident: 202555694 - Employee Fractures Leg When Struck By Unstable Load

Accident: 202555694 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 09/12/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31553074109/17/20123841Applied Medical
On September 12, 2012, Employee #1 was guiding a coworker, a forklift operator, in a small work space. The coworker was moving a 3,000 lb mold from the front of a rack. The forks were raised up 1 to 2 in. when the load became unbalanced and fell on the right leg of Employee #1. Employee #1 fractured his leg and was hospitalized.
Keywords: clearance, fracture, confined space, industrial truck, struck by, falling object, leg, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315530741 Hospitalized injury Fracture Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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