Accident Report Detail
Accident: 201079449 - Employee Fractures Foot When Pallet Jack Moves
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At approximately 9:00 a.m. on April 25, 2013, Employee #1 was operating an electric pallet jack in the aisle closest to the receiving desk moving recyclable materials. The employee encountered a pallet of sundries which had been placed in the aisle where he was working. Employee #1 was attempting to maneuver the electric pallet jack between the pallet and the desk when it jammed between them. The employee stepped off the pallet jack and attempted to shift the pallet jack forward away from the pallet to clear the jam. The pallet jack moved in the reverse direction towards the employee, crushing his left foot between the base of the pallet jack and the pallet in the aisle. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for fractures to his left foot. The employee remained hospitalized.
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