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Accident: 202635488 - Auto Worker Sustains Fracture When Struck By Falling Axle

Accident: 202635488 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 05/12/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31599545605/18/20125093American Imports Auto Dismantlers
On May 12, 2012, an employee was working at an automotive recycling facility. He was trying to remove some turf that covered a stack of automobile axles located at the back of a building's storage yard. As he pulled the turf, an automobile axle fell for some unknown reason. It struck the employee's right shoulder. He sustained a fractured shoulder, and he was transported to the hospital by paramedics.
Keywords: fracture, shoulder, automotive repair, emergency response, automobile, struck by, falling object, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315995456 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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