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Accident: 202599981 - Employee'S Back Is Sprained When Struck By Falling Load

Accident: 202599981 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 11/23/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31348142612/08/20093672Nsg Technology Inc.
At 1:45 p.m. on November 23, 2009, Employee #1, a test engineer employed by NSG Technology Incorporated, was assisting another employee with unloading a large piece of equipment from a crate. The other employee was using a forklift to remove the equipment from the crate, when the load became unstable and fell onto Employee #1. He was taken to San Jose Regional Hospital, where he was hospitalized for more than 24 hours for a back sprain.
Keywords: crate, back, industrial truck, mech mat handling, struck by, falling object, sprain, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313481426 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported

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