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Accident: 103932.015 - Forklift Operator Fractures Ankle When Caught Between A Pit

Accident: 103932.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 03/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1302393.01503/19/2018Yell-O-Glow Corporation
At 1:45 p.m. on March 7, 2018, an employee was working for a wholesaler of fresh fruit and vegetables. He was operating a powered industrial (PIT) to pick order s. His powered industrial truck was a forklift. The forklift struck a pallet, wh ich struck an AV. The narrative did not explain what an AV was. Apparently the e mployee's ankle was caught between the PIT and the pallet. The employee sustaine d a fracture to his ankle. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: ankle, fracture, ind trk operator, industrial truck, pallet, struck against, warehouse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1302393.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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