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Accident: 202600185 - Employee Fracures Ankle In Slip On Loading Dock

Accident: 202600185 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/22/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31348197001/28/20105148Golden Rule Produce, Inc.
At approximately 2:28 a.m. on January 22, 2010, Employee #1 was a truck driver. He was loading his truck with produce boxes using a two-wheel dolly. As he was exiting the truck, he stepped on to the l2 ft-4in. by 5 ft diamond cut metal loading dock plate. He slipped and lost his balance. He jumped forward, using the two-wheel dolly to assist him. His ankle was fractured. He was hospitalized at St. Louise Hospital for surgery on his ankle.
Keywords: loading, fracture, slip, manual mat handling, loading dock, lost balance, ankle, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313481970 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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