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Accident: 93653.015 - Employee Fractures Ankle When Struck By Wooden Crate

Accident: 93653.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/06/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1215013.01503/06/2017Freeman Expositions Inc
At 6:45 p.m. on February 6, 2017, an employee was sitting in a chair adjacent to a freight trailer that was being loaded with palleted and crated freight. The freight was part of an exhibitor's booth at a convention center. As a forklift operator was loading an empty crate into the trailer, the load slipped from the forks and struck one of the employee's ankles. He sustained a fracture to his ankle, which he was hospitalized and received treatment.
Keywords: unstable load, material handling, crate, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1215013.015 19 F Non Hospitalized injury Fracture

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