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Accident: 200082972 - Employee Fractures Leg In Forklift Accident

Accident: 200082972 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 05/24/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31018475905/29/20074225J.C. Penney Distribution Center
Employee #1 was operating a Crown reach lift with a defective pedal switch. The reach lift lost power while operating and crashed into a wall. Employee #1's leg was caught between the wall and the reach lift. His leg was broken and punctured as a result of the crash. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, wall, warehouse, struck against, equipment failure, industrial truck, leg, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310184759 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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