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Accident: 98707.015 - Employee Suffers Fractures And Ruptured Spleen When Struck B

Accident: 98707.015 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 08/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1259544.01508/29/2017317718106 - West Coast Industrial Systems Inc
At 7:30 a.m. on August 28, 2017, Employee #1 had a large machine guard suspended from a forklift mast. The employee was trying to close a jammed door so that t he guard would set down flat. The guard came loose and fell on the employee. Th e employee suffered a fractured wrist and shoulder, and a ruptured spleen. Emplo yee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: falling object, fracture, industrial truck, jammed, machine guarding, rupture, shoulder, spleen, struck by, suspended load, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1259544.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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