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Accident: 202456489 - Employee'S Foot Is Crushed By Stand-Up Forklift

Accident: 202456489 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 04/15/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31338099004/23/20105621Lovin' Enterprises, Inc. Dba Dreamgirl Internation
At approximately 7:00 p.m. on April 15, 2010, Employee #1, a warehouse stocker, was lifting a loaded pallet using a stand-up forklift (Raymond Model Number 710R45TT, with Serial Number 740-08-DB11186). Employee #1 lost control as he was backing up with the forklift and crashed into the warehouse wall. His left ankle was injured when it was crushed between a wall and the stand-up forklift. Employee #1 sustained a fractured left ankle and a large open wound with grossly visible bone, tendons, and vessels of his foot dorsum. Employee #1 was driven to a local clinic by a coworker, and then was transported to Los Angeles County, University of Southern California General Hospital by paramedics. The facility involved in the accident was a 95,000 square foot warehouse with an office area. The company was involved in the design and distribution of lingerie.
Keywords: fracture, crushed, walk-behind forklift, lost control, ankle, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313380990 Hospitalized injury Other Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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