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Accident: 201157476 - Employee Pinnned Bewteen Pallet And Metal Cross Bar

Accident: 201157476 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 05/12/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12588430405/29/20034225Longs Drugs Stores - Distribution Center
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on May 12, 2003, an employee at a warehouse, located at 1060 N. Wineville Ave, Ontario, CA 91764. The employee was operating a "Crown #19, model #PE3520-80" battery operated double pallet jack. The employee was driving, the pallet jack in the backward direction to pick up merchandize from the racks located in the aisle when his right upper leg was pinned between the pallet jack and a horizontal metal cross bar 4 5/8" width of the fixed rack causing femur fracture injury. The employee was taken to the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, in Colton, CA. for treatment. Surgery
Keywords: battery, fracture, metal bar, warehouse, pinned, pallet, jack, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125884304 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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