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Accident: 202546529 - Employee Crushes Hand In Pallet Truck Accident

Accident: 202546529 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 02/16/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31486696304/15/20147363Select Staffing
On February 16, 2014, Employee #1 was operating a stand up pallet truck picking orders from the storage racks. He was driving the pallet truck down an aisle in the wrong direction and came to the end of the aisle to make a right hand turn to enter the adjacent aisle. While entering the aisle, the right side of the pallet truck collided with the metal storage rack, crushing his hand in between the control handle and the rack. Employee #1 was taken to LAC USC where he was hospitalized and received surgery for crushing injuries to his right hand.
Keywords: crushed, industrial truck, pallet, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314866963 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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