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Accident: 105327.015 - Employee Pins Leg Against Beam While Operating Jack And Frac

Accident: 105327.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 04/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1314092.01505/07/201899 Cents Only Store Llc
At 8:00 a.m. on April 19, 2018, an employee was unloading a delivery truck with an electric manual Winn Pallet Master, model HSW5500 pallet jack capacity 5,500 lbs. The employee loaded the manual pallet jack with about 600 lbs of milk crates and boxes and began to descend the ramp while pulling the load backwards. The employee tried to slow the load by pushing the handle up when it began to move too quickly. The employee's leg was trapped against a support beam while the jack rolled down the ramp, fracturing his right leg and was hospitalized at Scripps Memorial La Jolla.
Keywords: pallet, pinned, steel beam, jack, leg, fracture, caught between, ramp, palletized cargo
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1314092.015 25 F Hospitalized injury Fracture Sales workers, other commodities

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