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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170236939 Event: 08/10/1994Employee'S Rib Fractured Against Platform Safety Rail
At 10:30 a.m. on August 9, 1994, Employee #1 and a coworker were on a work platform attached to the forks of a Clark forklift. The operator side-shifted the forks away from a wall. The forks suddenly dropped approximately 6 ft and stopped. Employee #1 struck the left side of his body on the top safety rail of the platform, fracturing a rib. The coworker was not injured.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, struck against, industrial truck, rib, fall, elevated work plat
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 115438152 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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