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Accident: 201791647 - Employee Fractures Leg When Struck By Basket

Accident: 201791647 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 07/31/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12613050908/10/19985142Certified Grocers Of California, Ltd.
On July 31, 1998, Employee #1 was operating a motorized pallet jack (Model Number 8540) in the freezer of a grocery wholesaler. The employee attempted to pass another pallet jack operator and struck a salvage basket that was inadvertently left in a main thoroughfare of the freezer. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a broken left leg.
Keywords: fracture, food preparation, ind trk operator, storage bin, struck against, industrial truck, freezer compartment, ankle, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126130509 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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