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Report: Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part at W.W. Cannon, LLC. in Temple, Tx
Two employees were changing out a dock leveler’s dock plate. While the injured employee was on his hands and knees under the leveler, installing the keeper-pins, a forklift that had been holding up the dock leveler’s lip hinge moved back and released the dock plate. The plate fell on the injured employee, breaking most of his ribs, causing internal bleeding, and causing a T-Fracture in his lower back as well as fracture to the upper back.
|Nature||1839||Fractures and other injuries, n.e.c.|
|Part of Body||38||Multiple trunk locations|
|Source||6692||Ramps, loading docks, dock plates|
|Secondary Source||8621||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered|
|Event||6233||Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part|
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