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Accident: 201108420 - Employee Fractures Ankle When Pinned By Pallet Jack

Accident: 201108420 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 04/13/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30082434910/10/20065149Medline Industries, Inc
On April 13, 2006, Employee #1 was standing next to a riding pallet jack. He intended to put the pallet jack in reverse but instead, he turned the handle to the forward position. The riding pallet jack rolled forward, pinning Employee #1's legs between the pallet jack and a battery charging station, and fracturing his left ankle. Employee #1 was not hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, pinned, battery charger, caught between, industrial truck, mech mat handling, pallet, jack, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300824349 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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