Accident Report Detail
Accident: 170896393 - Employee'S Ankle Fractured By Backing Pallet Jack
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|119849065||07/16/1998||4225||Gilbert West Inc.|
At approximately 11:50 a.m. on March 27, 1998, Employee #1, of Gilbert West, Inc., was on the dock plate of the company's loading/unloading area, assisting a coworker clear pallet jack #27, which had become stuck in door #28. Employee #1 was holding the door when the pallet jack operator accidentally struck the accelerator control. The pallet jack lurched in reverse, fracturing Employee #1's right ankle. He was taken to USC Medical Center and hospitalized for a week.
|1||119849065||Hospitalized injury||Fracture||Janitors and cleaners|