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Accident: 201201472 - Employee Injured When Caught Between Forklift And Pillar

Accident: 201201472 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 06/20/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30407137607/12/20015311Target Corporation
At 9:30 a.m. on June 20, 2001, Employee #1 was moving palletized materials when his foot was crushed between a stand up forklift and a building pillar. Employee #1 was backing up and took his foot off the accelerator but the forklift wasn't slowing fast enough and his left foot got caught between the forklift and a support pillar. Employee #1 was given first aid and later transported to a local hospital. The employee had fractured several bones in his foot and required surgery.
Keywords: fracture, column, caught between, industrial truck, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304071376 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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