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Accident: 114719.015 - Pallet Jack Operator Suffers Fracture When Thrown From Piv

Accident: 114719.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 03/11/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1387375.01503/18/2019Performance Food Group, Inc.
At 8:05 p.m. on March 11, 2019, an employee was working for a general line groce ry merchant wholesaler. He was operating a Raymond model number 8410 standup or ride electric pallet jack to select orders. While on his route, he turned his em pty electric pallet jack into dry side aisle number 55. He was headed in north d irection. Also in that aisle was a pallet jack with a load, which was also heade d in the north direction. A coworker had stopped the jack with the load at the s outh end of aisle number 55. The employee steered his empty pallet jack to the r ight of the stopped pallet jack. He was operating the pallet jack "at a safe spe ed." His pallet jack struck a 250-millimeter-high (10-inch-high) floor-mounted p ipe guard rail and its mounting base and bolts. The pallet jack made an abrupt s top, and the employee fell from his position to the concrete floor. His left leg became caught between the jack and an east side rack in aisle 55. He suffered a fractured lower left leg. He was hospitalized for two or more days.
Keywords: caught between, ejected, equipment operator, fall, fracture, leg, material handling, pallet, powered industrial vehicle, riding on equipment, storage rack, warehouse, warehouse aisle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1387375.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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