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Accident: 200371318 - Employee Injured When Forklift Strikes Column

Accident: 200371318 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 01/19/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30357878501/23/20013089Kord Industries Usa Inc.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on January 19, 2001, Employee #1 was operating a stand-up forklift to move reclaimed plastic materials to a storage area. While steering the lift, the steering cable broke causing the lift to collide with a column. Employee #1 was knocked against the column causing her foot to be pinned between the column and the lift. Employee #1 suffered a crushed foot and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, column, equipment failure, crushed, industrial truck, storage area, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303578785 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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