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Accident: 136364.015 - Employee Fractures Ankle When Caught Between Pallet Jack And

Accident: 136364.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 05/28/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1536816.01506/17/2021Southwest Traders, Inc.
At approximately 5:45 a.m. on May 28, 2021, an employee removed a crown electric pallet jack from the recharging area. The employee put the pallet jack into "co ast mode" and rode the pallet jack. The employee turned the throttle in the wron g direction and the pallet jack began to speed up. The employee jumped off the p allet jack. The employee's right foot was pinned between the pallet jack and a g uardrail. The employee fractured his right ankle and was hospitalized for these injuries.
Keywords: ankle, caught between, fracture, guardrail, jack, pallet
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1536816.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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