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Accident: 200021244 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Raised By Forklift

Accident: 200021244 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 03/18/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30213239404/01/19992789Royal Horowitz/Rae
Employee #1 was being raised on pallet mounted on a forklift that did not have a load rest. The pallet started to wobble and Employee #1 grabbed the cylinder of the forklift, lacerating his hand. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, riding on equipment, industrial truck, mech mat handling, elevated work plat, work platform, hand, unstable load, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302132394 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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