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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170723357 - Employee'S Foot And Leg Run Over By Forklift

Accident: 170723357 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 03/16/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11980990303/29/19930831Siskiyou Forest Products

At approximately 9:15 a.m. on March 16, 1993, Employee #1 stopped the forklift that he was operating, but left the engine running and the transmission in neutral. He failed to apply the parking brake. While the employee was on the ground picking up material, the unattended forklift rolled forward and the right rear rubber tire ran over his left foot and leg. He was transported by paramedics to Woodland Memorial Hospital and was admitted for a two-day treatment for a fractured left ankle and lower left leg. The area of the accident was a fairly level asphalt-covered surface.

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Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119809903 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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