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Accident: 202312393 - Employee Injured When Impaled By Reach Truck Forks

Accident: 202312393 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 03/03/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11968715005/03/20005182Youngs Market Company
Employee #1 and a coworker were driving stand-up reach trucks. Employee #1 was following approximately 10-ft-to-15-ft behind the coworker when the coworker stopped his truck and jumped off. Employee #1 could not stop his truck in time and made contact with the elevated forks of the coworker's truck. The forks penetrated the area where Employee #1 was operating the truck causing injury to his legs. Employee #1 was hospitalized with fractures.
Keywords: impaled, industrial truck, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119687150 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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