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Accident: 102391.015 - Employee Fractures Leg In Training Accident

Accident: 102391.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 09/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1265202.01509/20/2017Burlington Merchandising Corporation
At 11:30 p.m. on September 18, 2017, Employee #1 was participating in a PIT training session, learning to operate a powered pallet jack, Raymond Model 8410, ID number 420PE, and Serial number 841-15-26070. The employee was operating the powered pallet jack on the aisle near the maintenance area at the rear of the warehouse when she lost control. She suffered a fractured leg as a result of the impact with the wall of the warehouse. Employee #1 was transported to a local hospital where she remained for two weeks.
Keywords: struck against, powered industrial vehicle, lost control, leg, untrained, warehouse, fracture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1265202.015 35 F Hospitalized injury Fracture

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