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Accident: 170729156 - Employee Strikes His Forehead On The Handle Of Pallet Jack

Accident: 170729156 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 06/06/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11985475006/10/19935411Hughes Market
At 11:50 a.m. on June 6, 1993, Employee #1 was loading a trailer with his electric pallet jack. There was an approximately 12 in. gap between the trailer bed and the loading dock. The wheels of the pallet jack struck this opening, causing Employee #1 to be thrown forward. He struck his forehead on the jack handle and suffered a laceration. He was taken to the Queen of the Valley Hospital, where he was treated and released.
Keywords: loading, forehead, struck against, laceration, walk-behind forklift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119854750 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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