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Accident: 142118.015 - Employee Fractures Foot In Forklift Collision

Accident: 142118.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 12/09/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1568864.01512/14/2021Medline Industries Inc.

At 9:28 p.m. on December 9, 2021, an employee was operating a reach truck in a w arehouse aisle traveling closely behind a coworker who was operating a powered p allet jack. The coworker on the jack turned into an aisle and stopped. The emplo yee on the reach truck also turned into the same aisle and ran into the forks of the jack. As the trucks collided, the employee's leg came out of the operator's compartment and was crushed between the truck and pallet jack. The employee was hospitalized to treat a fracture of his left foot and lacerations to his toes.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught between, collision, crushed, foot, forklift, forks, fracture, laceration, pallet jack, powered industrial vehicle, toe, truck, warehouse, warehouse aisle

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1568864.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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