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Accident: 14447205 - Employee'S Toes Amputated After Forklift Ran Over Foot

Accident: 14447205 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 04/29/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
289201605/02/19853469Northland Aluminum Products Inc
Employee #1 was using a pallet jack to move materials into storage. He dropped the pallet and backed out into the aisle, directly into the path of a moving forklift. The forklift wheel passed over the employee's left foot, crushing his toes. All four smaller toes were surgically amputated, and the big toe was removed to the first joint.
Keywords: amputated, crushed, industrial truck, toe, walk-behind forklift, run over, foot, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2892016 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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