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Accident: 170736342 - Employee'S Ankle Fractured When Struck By Pallet

Accident: 170736342 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 03/18/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11986891704/18/19955411Ralphs Grocery

At approximately 1:00 p.m. on March 18, 1995, Employee #1 was picking up orders in the company's cold warehouse. His right foot was on the ground between two pallets. A coworker struck one of the pallets with a hand-driven pallet jack. The pallet crushed Employee #1's right ankle. He was taken to Suburban Hospital and admitted. He is now being treated as an outpatient.

Keywords: fracture, warehouse, work rules, crushed, pallet, struck by, walk-behind forklift, ankle, inattention

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119868917 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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