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Report: Transportation incident, unspecified at Estes Express Lines in Fort Worth, Texas
An employee was holding the top portion of a load bar and resting it on the dock when a coworker operating a forklift bumped the bottom portion of the load bar, pressing it into the injured employee’s abdomen. The employee lost consciousness and suffered abdominal pain and bruised ribs.
|Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury
|Part of Body
|Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disorders
|Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered
|Hoisting accessories, n.e.c.
|Transportation incident, unspecified
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