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Accident: 104770.015 - Employee Fractures Leg While Training On Powered Industrial

Accident: 104770.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 04/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1308154.01504/09/2018Amazon Sort Center
At 5:30 p.m. on April 6, 2018, Employee #1 was receiving hands-on training for a powered industrial vehicle (PIV). He thought that the PIV was too close and might hit a guardrail system, so he put his leg out to stop and protect the vehicle. His leg became caught between the vehicle and guardrail, and he suffered a fracture of his left leg. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: untrained, fracture, guardrail, powered industrial vehicle, leg, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1308154.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Fracture

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