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Accident: 170622526 - Employee Fractures Ankle In Pallet Jack Collision

Accident: 170622526 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 07/26/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name

At approximately 1:30 p.m. on July 26, 1994, Employee #1 was operating a motorized pallet jack while his right foot was partially hanging off of the platform. He backed into a wooden pallet and crushed his right ankle between the pallet and the motorized pallet jack. Employee #1 fractured his right ankle and was transported by paramedics to Roseville Hospital, where he was hospitalized for two days.

Keywords: fracture, work rules, caught between, crushed, pallet, walk-behind forklift, ankle, backing up

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120335419 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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