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Accident: 170731954 - Employee'S Ankle Sprained When Foot Pinned Against Wall

Accident: 170731954 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 07/07/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11982945507/12/19954731Yellow Freight Co.

At about 2:15 p.m. on July 7, 1995, Employee #1, of Yellow Freight Co., Pomona CA, was inside a trailer while an employee of Accurate Alloys Inc. was using a forklift to unload pallets of perforated metal sheets from the trailer. The load shifted, partially falling onto Employee #1's legs, pinning his left foot to the trailer wall and spraining his ankle. Employee #1 was not wearing the appropriate foot protection.

Keywords: protective clothing, palletized cargo, ppe, pinned, work rules, load shift, off loading, safety shoe, sprain, ankle

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119829455 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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