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Accident: 170787345 - Employee'S Hand Crushed Between Truck And Pallet Jack

Accident: 170787345 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/21/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12584901803/05/19972026Crystal Cream & Butter Co

At approximately 9:15 a.m. on August 21, 1996, Employee #1 was using an electric pallet jack to move material. His right hand became caught between a truck and the pallet jack's handle control. He sustained crushing injuries that required extensive reconstructive surgery.

Keywords: clearance, caught between, crushed, mech mat handling, walk-behind forklift, hand, inattention

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125849018 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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