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Accident: 170247985 - Employee'S Foot Injured Between Forklift And Door Jamb

Accident: 170247985 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 02/28/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11144352902/28/19915251Home Club Inc
On February 28, 1990, Employee #1, a 20-year-old lift truck operator with two years of experience, stepped off his stand-up lift truck as it was moving and proceeded in the same direction as the forklift. The vehicle caught up to him in about 8 or 10 ft, pinning his left foot against a steel door jamb. He sustained crushing injuries and soft tissue avulsion to his left heel and mid-foot. Employee #1 was transported to Valley Hospital, where he underwent degloving, repair, and debridement of the injured area. He recuperated in the hospital until his release on March 9, 1991.
Keywords: ind trk operator, vehicle, pinned, work rules, caught between, crushed, unmanned, walk-behind forklift, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111443529 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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